South Korea Proposes to Amend Phthalate Requirement under Common Safety Standard for Children’s Products
Apr. 1 2021
In January 2021, the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy published a notice (MOTIE Public Notice no. 2021-052) for the draft revision of Common Safety Standard for Children’s Products by including new substances, DIBP to the currently regulated 6 types of phthalate. According to the World Trade Organization (WTO) notification published in February 2021, the proposed date of adoption and date of entry into force of this proposed amendment is June 2021 or later.
Currently, synthetic resins including coatings on fibers and leather in children’s products shall comply with phthalate requirement under Common Safety Standard for Children’s Products.
Children’s products under Common Safety Standard for Children’s Products applies to products that are used by or used for children under the age of 13 and does not apply to inaccessible components of a children’s product during normal use.
Download Bulletin PDF file to view table with summary of Proposed Changes.
MOTIE Public Notice no. 2021-052 (In Korean)
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