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K-REACH

ACT ON REGISTRATION, EVALUATION,ETC. OF CHEMICALS(K-REACH)

Summary of 'ACT ON REGISTRATION, EVALUATION,
ETC. OF CHEMICALS(K-REACH)'

The purpose of the 'ACT ON REGISTRATION, EVALUATION, ETC OF CHEMICALS(K-REACH)' is to protect public health and the environment from chemical substances that can be harmful or risky. Anyone who intends to manufacture or import at least 100 kilograms of a non-phase-in substance per year or at least a ton of a phase-in substances per year shall register the chemical substances with the Minister of Environment before manufacturing or importing.

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  • Intended change to 1 ton or more

      (to be implemented from January 1, 2025)

'ACT ON REGISTRATION, EVALUATION, ETC. OF CHEMICALS(K-REACH)'
(Article 10 (1) and (2) of the Act)

  • An individual who is obligated to register a chemical:
    Someone who intends to manufacture or import more than a ton of  phase-in substances and exceeding 0.1 tons of non-phase-in substances

  • Registration period

    • phase-in substances and exceeding 0.1 tons of non-phase-in substances. Registration period:
      Registration grace period is given to more than a ton of pre-notified phase-in substances prior to manufacture import

    • Those who intend to import and manufacture 0.1 tons of non-phase in substances should register the substance prior to manufacture import

Registration
grace period

21

24

27

30

Registration of CMR substance more than 1 ton/year and substance more than 1,000 tons/year

Registration of substance
more than 100 tons/year

Registration of substance
more than 10 tons/year

Registration of substance
more than 1 ton/year

By December 31, 2021

Those who intend to manufacture , import or phase-in substances of 1,000 tons or more per year or more CMR substances

By December 31, 2024

Manufacturing or importing more than 100 to less than 1,000 tons per year of phase-in substances

By December 31, 2027

Intends on manufacturing or importing more than 10 to less than 100 tons per year of phase-in substances

By December 31, 2030

Aiming to manufacture or import more than 1 to less than 10 tons per year of phase-in substances

* CMR substance MOE Notice No. 2018-232:
Substances designated and publicly notified by the Minister of Environment which may be or are suspected to being carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction in humans or animals:

Data to be Submitted When Applying for Registration (Article 14 of the Act)

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Services

  • Confirmation of regulated substances

  • Pre-notification

  • Support for Joint Registration of phase-in substances

  • Registration and notification of non-phase-in substance

  • Review of existing data, data gap analysis and design of testing strategies

  • Confirmation of exemption from registration or notification

  • Preparation of Chemical Safety Reports

  • Preparation of dossiers for registration

Notification of products containing a substance subject to intensive control
(Article 32 of the Act)

A person who produces or imports any product containing any substance subject to intensive control shall notify the Minister of Environment before he/she produces or imports the product, if all of the following requirements apply: 

  1. The content of each individual substance subject to intensive control contained in one unit of the product shall exceed 0.1 weight percent

  2. The total quantity of an individual substance subject to intensive control contained in the entire products shall exceed one ton per year

Substances subject to intensive control(of 672 substances in total, 204 substances effective on July 1, 2019, and 468 substances effective on July 1, 2021) 

  • A substance that causes or is likely to cause cancer, mutation, reproductive disorders or endocrine systemic disorders in
    humans or animals

  • A substance that is highly likely to accumulate in humans, animals or plants and remains in the environment for an extended
    period of time

  • A substance that, when exposed to humans, may cause damage to internal organs such as lungs, liver, and kidneys

Services

  •  Confirmation of regulated substances

  •  Preparation of notification dossiers

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