• October 23, 2020
  • WTO

Korea | A Draft Revision on the “Regulations on Functional Cosmetics Review” (11 page(s), in Korean)


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Title of document
A Draft Revision on the “Regulations on Functional Cosmetics Review” (11 page(s), in Korean)

Description
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) of the Republic of Korea is partly revising the “Regulations on Functional Cosmetics Review” (Public Notice issued by the MFDS) for the following purposes: a) to reflect the revised scope of atopy-related functional cosmetics in the “Enforcement Rule of the Cosmetics Act,” (August 2020) which is the superior law, allow human trials on cosmetics for atopy to be conducted by “laboratories for human trials” as for other functional cosmetics b) to record of side effects and actions taken in the human trial of functional cosmetics in accordance with the provision on human trials in the “Regulation on Substantiation of Claims in Labeling or Advertising of Cosmetic Products”; c) to provide a legal ground for partial exemption of data submission for the review of the “cosmetics that help relieve hair loss symptoms” under Article 2 subparagraph 8 of the “Enforcement Rules of the Cosmetics Act”; d) to revise terminology (e.g. responsible cosmetic seller) and references to provisions in accordance with the changes in other relevant regulations

Notifying member: Korea, Republic of

NotificationG/TBT/N/KOR/930

Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

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Agency responsible
Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

Timing:

  • Submission: 22/10/2020
  • Reception: 22/10/2020
  • Distribution: 22/10/2020
  • Final date for comments: 21/12/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

                   

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