South Korea to Update GHS Classification List

On 4 April 2018, South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) published Notice No.2018-84 and is now consulting on the updates to the GHS Classification List. 9 toxic substances (Given No. 2018-1-833~841) will be newly added into the list with classification information, pictograms, hazard statements, M factors or UN No., etc. In addition, for 22 toxic substances added into the list in Feb of 2018, their given No. 2017-1-811~2017-1-832 will be changed to given No. 2018-1-811~2018-1-832 since they were officially approved as toxic chemical substances in 2018. The details of proposed updates are available here. Comments are due by 24 Apr 2018. Further information is available at: NIER Notice No.2018-48

Chemlinked, 12 April 2018 ; http://chemlinked.com/en/news

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