South Korea Partial Revision of「Regulations on Cosmetic Safety Standards」

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) of South Korea reacted to the risk assessment results and overseas regulatory trends to designate raw materials that cannot be used in cosmetics and raw materials that require restrictions as attached to the partial revision of「Regulations on Cosmetic Safety Standards, etc. 」, please refer to the revised notice for your work.

○ Main contents 
1. Addition of prohibited ingredients for cosmetics and strengthening of restrictions on use ( Annex  1,  Annex  2)
2.  Establishment of exception conditions for raw materials that cannot be used in cosmetics ( Annexed Table  1 of the draft)
3. Addition of raw materials that can be used as hair dye and set upper concentration limit ( Annex  2)
4. Revision of terminology according to clarification of raw material names and revision of higher laws  ( Annex  2  and  3 of the draft)

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