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K-REACH - How to Prepare for the K-REACH Legislation

In 2015, South Korea introduced legislation designed to protect human health and the environment from the impact of chemicals. The two pieces of legislation introduced were the: Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals (K-REACH), which mandates the registration of all new and existing chemicals marketed or imported into South Korea at ≥1 metric ton per year, requiring detailed information on their likely hazard to human health and the environment and the Chemicals Control Act (CCA), which focuses on chemical reporting and chemical accident prevention.