Cosmetic Compliance
Intelligence & Solutions

Latest Updates on South Korea Cosmetic Regulations

Lorraine T.S. Li, Mike Sohn
Tuesday , 23rd Mar 2021

During the webinar, Mike Sohn will detail what is happening for South Korea's cosmetic regulations. Some new product categories will be falling into the cosmetic sector from Jan and 'Customized cosmetic certified person' will be able to broaden their work scope to accelerate this industry area. Functional product filing will be simplified as there will be wider testing exemptions. There will also be some additions to the colorants list and test methods, accordingly. Last of all, as of Covid-19 pandemic compliance, the MFDS will delay the deadlines or allow an installment plan.

Please note that a Chinese session with the same content is available on Mar. 24, 2021. 

韩妆在其创新的科技、前进的产品理念、及健全的法规监控的支持下,长期处于世界领先地位。 韩国不仅是化妆品出口强国, 对进口化妆品也存在多种需求。 中国多年来一直是对韩出口化妆品前十的大国,因此及时了解韩国化妆品法规动态, 有利于企业积极应对法规变动, 顺利出口化妆品。
在此次研讨会中, 瑞欧将带来韩国化妆品法规的最新动态及政府的监管计划,包括定制化妆品法规变动、韩国功能性产品备案简化、 化妆品着色剂和测试方法、以及疫情下韩国政府对企业的优惠政策等。


1. Background

- South Korea's Covid-19 status

- Regulation trends and major issues

2. 2021 South Korea cosmetic regulation changes

- Addition of cosmetic category

- Customized cosmetic regulation

- Cosmetic industry fine policy

- Safety/efficacy data exemption

- Functional cosmetic registration exemption

- Functional cosmetic regulation standard revision

- Addition of colorant list

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  • ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst (focusing on South Korea regulatory compliance)
    Lorraine T.S. Li is a specialist in the research and analysis of the regulatory compliance of Korean Food, Cosmetics, and Chemical industry. She provides numerous News and Articles on Korean laws and ordinances of chemical, food, and cosmetics to help clients transcend the regulatory barriers. Follow me for more Korea compliances info. Contact me at :
  • General Manager at REACH24H KOREA
    Mike is a South Korea market access expert with comprehensive knowledge of South Korea trade policy, laws and regulations in Cosmetic/ Chemical/ Food sectors. He had been a researcher in Korea Cosmetic Industry Institute (KCII), an overseas marketer in Won Tech, an RA at Daewoong Pharmaceuticals and worked at Histogenetics. He has been invited as the key speaker for more than 50 times all over the globe. He is acknowledged as a PR Agent of K-Beauty.