The Ministry of Environment for South Korea (MoE) has designated 23 substances under the Toxic Chemical Substance List (TCSL). The MoE published this decision via MoE Announcement No. 2017-76. The list of 23 toxic substances can be found on the MoE website. With this most recent designation, importers should conduct import notification of covered substances within six months. In addition, entities that manufacture, trade, store, transport or use the newly added toxic chemicals must comply with licensing requirements and safety requirements for facilities, equipment and technical personnel qualifications within two years of implementation. Lastly, those who handle of these newly added toxic chemicals are subject to labeling requirements for covered substances within six months.
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