Korea – Korea Requires Infant and Children Cosmetic Responsible Sales Managers to Establish Product Safety Data

Takehome:
Responsible sales managers for cosmetics claimed or advertised as infant or children cosmetic shall establish and retain product safety data. MFDS will conduct regular inspections.

On Jan. 15, 2019, Korea released the new Cosmetics Act (No. 16298). New amendments will be effective on Jan. 16, 2020. The main amendments are as follows:

1. Responsible sales managers for cosmetics claiming or advertising for infant and children use shall establish and keep product safety data. Product safety data includes…