Korea approves criteria of active substance and biocidal product
Name of Law: - ME Public Notice "Approval Criteria of Active Substance and Biocidal Product" Major Contents: - The Ministry of Environment announces the approval criteria of active substance and biocidal product in accordance with Article 12(2) and Article 20(2) of the Act on Consumer Chemical Products and Biocides Safety (Law No. 15511, which come into effect on 1 January 2019) - This ME Public Notice provides scientific decision-making criteria to approve active substance or biocidal product by defining specific criteria about adverse impacts on human health and the environment, effect and efficacy, etc. With this criteria, approval applicant can predict whether his/her application is accepted or not. - These criteria are to decide approval of active substance or biocidal product depending on hazard classification and risk of human health hazard (e.g. CMRs) and environmental hazard (e.g. PBT).
Draft Text 1 is available for download in the following languages: Korean