South Korea Enforcement Rule of the Cosmetics Act (2018 Version)

South Korea Enforcement Rule of the Cosmetics Act (2018 Version)

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  • Translated By:ChemLinked
  • Release Date:Apr 11, 2018
    Implement Date:Apr 19, 2018
  • Pages:58
    Format:Electronic Edition (Adobe PDF)
  • Created On:Mar 19, 2019
    Last Updated On:Mar 19, 2019

Enforcement Rule of the Cosmetics Act is pursuant to South Korean overarching regulation Cosmetics Act and specifies detailed rules to regulate production and selling of cosmetics. It has been revised constantly in line with the revision of Cosmetics Act. This version was enforced on Apr.19, 2018.

In this rule, it clarifies:
1. the scope of functional cosmetics
2. how to register to manufacturer and sell functional cosmetics
3. how to register manufacturers and importers
4. manufacturing standard
5. rules to supervise cosmetics safety and quality
6. requirement for cosmetic containers and packaging
7. requirement for cosmetic advertisement
8. certification of natural and organic cosmetics

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Article 1: Purpose
Article 2: Scope of Functional Cosmetics
Article 3: Registration, etc. of Manufacturing Business
Article 4: Registration, etc., of Manufacturing and Sales Business
Article 5: Registration of Changes in Manufacturing Business, etc.
Article 6: Standards, etc. for Facilities
Article 7: Standards for Quality Control of Cosmetics and other Related Matters
Article 8: Standards for Qualifications for Manufacture-Sales Manager, and
other Related Matters
Article 9: Examination of Functional Cosmetics
Article 10: Functional Cosmetics, etc. Requiring the Submission of Report
Article 11: Matters to be Observed by Manufacturer-Sellers
Article 12: Matters, etc. to be Observed by Manufacturer
Article 13: Report of Production Result, etc. of Cosmetics
Article 14: Education to Operators of Manufacturing and Sales Business
Article 14-2: Standards for Cosmetics Subject to Recall
Article 14-3: Recall Plan, Recall Procedures, etc. of Hazardous Cosmetics
Article 14-4: Mitigation or Remission of Administrative Dispositions
Article 15: Report of Closure, etc. of Business
Article 16: Permission for Export, Import, etc. of Endangered Species of Wild
Fauna and Flora
Article 17: Hazard Assessment of Raw Materials, etc. of Cosmetics
Article 18: Items Requiring Use of Safe Container, Packaging, and Standards
Article 19: Marking, Labeling, etc. on Package of Cosmetics
Article 20: Marking of Price of Cosmetics
Article 21: Matters Requiring Attention in Marking and Labeling
Article 22: Scope, etc. of Labeling and Advertisements
Article 23: Subjects, etc. to prove Contents of Labeling and Advertisements
Article 24: Qualifications, etc. of Relevant Public Officials
Article 25: Collection, etc.
Article 26: Monitoring of Sale of Cosmetics
Article 27: Orders, etc. to Recall or Dispose
Article 28: Publication of Hazardous Cosmetics
Article 29: Standards for Administrative Disposition
Article 30: Procedures for Collection of Penalty Surcharges
Article 31: Re-issuance, etc. of Registration Certificates, etc.
Article 32: Fees
Article 33: Re-examination of Rule
Supplementary Provisions