K-REACH

January 11, 2017Kirsten Wallerstedt

On 28 December 2016, Korea’s Ministry of Environment (MoE) proposed MoE Public Notice No. 2016-869, revising the Act on Registration and Evaluation of Chemical Substances (K-REACH). The proposed changes would impose stricter controls on chemicals.

June 6, 2013Sookie Hong and Kirsten Wallerstedt

K-REACH, which becomes effective 1 January 2015, introduces significant changes to South Korea’s chemicals management framework, including an annual reporting requirement on quantities and uses of all manufactured and imported chemicals.