South Korea – Revision on Safety Standard for Children Textile and Leather Products

03/10/17

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08h00 - 16h30

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The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) in South Korea has published a revision (Notification No. 2017-0017) to amend “Safety Standards of Supplier’s Conformity Annex 15 – Textile Products for Children” and Safety Standards of Supplier’s Conformity Annex 1 – Leather Products for Children.” The major changes included the amendments on the safety requirements of harmful substances. The amendments will be applied from January 31, 2018.


Safety Standards of Supplier’s Conformity (Annex 15) – Children Textile Products
Scope: Textile products for children between 36 months and 13 years of age 


Major changes in safety requirements of harmful substances

• Additional of total NP and NPEO requirement

• Additional of total cadmium requirement 

• Revise the limit of allergic disperse dyes

• Revise/ clarify the materials to be tested for the harmful substances

 

Download Bulletin view Safety Requirements of Harmful Substances table, which lists the restricted substances, materials tested and children's sizes. 


Safety Standards of Supplier’s Conformity (Annex 1) – Children Leather Products

Scope: Leather products used by children 13 years of age and under 


Major changes in safety requirements of harmful substances

• Revise the limit of chromium VI for infant leather product

• Revise/ clarify the materials to be tested for the harmful substances

 

Download Bulletin view Safety Requirements of Harmful Substances table, which lists the restricted substances, materials tested and infant and children's sizes. 


Additional Information: 

Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 2017-0017 (In Korean)

http://www.kats.go.kr/content.do?cmsid=239&mode=view&page=6&cid=19086


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