Earlier ChemLinked reported that South Korea will classify solid soaps, black hair powder and hair removal wax as cosmetics . This provision will be effective on Dec. 31, 2019. Following that, on July 30, 2019, South Korea released an announcement amending Cosmetics Act . Solid soaps being repackaged in small quantities and other cosmetics designated by Prime Minister Decree, can be sold without customized cosmetics sales registration.
According to Cosmetics Act , customized cosmetics refers to cosmetics falling under any of the following: