South Korea Issued Specifications on K-BPR Labeling and Advertising Language for Public Comments
On April 29, 2022, the South Korean Ministry of Environment issued the Specifications on Consumer Chemical Products Labelling and Advertising Language (Draft) to collect public comments by June 7, 2022. This Draft was drawn up under the provision of Paragraph 1, Article 34 of the Consumer Chemical Products and Biocides Safety Act (also known as the K-BPR), aiming at regulating consumer chemical packaging and advertising language, and preventing business fraud, thereby further protecting the health and safety of consumers.
ECHA has Adopted Several Opinions on Active Substances Applications
On 14 March 2022, ECHA’s Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) has adopted several approval opinions on the application of active substances applications, including methylene dithiocyanate, propiconazole and acetone.
K-BPR- Pre-notification and Approval for the First Batch of Existing Active Substances will be Closed Soon
Recently, South Korea’s Ministry of Environment (MoE) has released a series of deadlines, including the pre-notification deadline, approval deadline as well as the approval application submission deadline for the first batch of existing active substances. Under the requirements of the Consumer Chemical Products and Biocides Safety Act, any person who intends to manufacture or import active substance for use in biocidal products or treated articles must obtain approval from