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South Korea Updates Chemical Substances Regulations

Nov 06, 2018 South Korea Updates Chemical Substances Regulations

Seoul, South Korea city skylineOn 5 November 2018, Korean National Institute of Environmental Research issued a final version of draft amendment to the Regulations on the Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances.

The amendment adds 15 new toxic substances including 2-Hydrazinylbenzothiazole (CAS No. 615-21-4) with the designated number from 2018-1-855 to 2018-1-869 to the Annex 4. The substances name with the designated number of 2018-1-774 and 2018-1-829 also have been corrected.

The new amendment entered into force on 5 November 2018.

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