South Korea Cosmetics Act (No. 15488)

  • South Korea
  • 化妆品法
  • Replaced
  • 2018-03-13
  • 2019-03-14
  • Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS)

The Cosmetic Act is the overarching regulation for cosmetics in South Korea. Supporting this act is a series of subordinate rules, standards and guidance documents. This act provides measures for the manufacture, importing and sale of cosmetics and cosmetic ingredients and includes detailed requirements for the labeling and advertising of products. Compared with the previous version, the new act makes some adjustments on cosmetics business, procedural rules, natural and organic cosmetics certification system, etc.

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