South Korea – Revision on Safety Standard for Infant Textile Products

03/10/17

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The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) in South Korea has published a revision (Notification No. 2017-0016) to amend “Safety Standards for Safety Confirmation Annex 1 – Textile Products for Infants.” The major changes include the amendments on the safety requirements of harmful substances. The amendments will be applied from January 31, 2018.


Safety Confirmation Safety Standard (Annex 1) – Infant Textile Products

Scope: Infant textile products used by babies and infants aged less than 36 months and listed in the classification table according to the standard including outwear, middle wear, underwear, bedding, shoes, socks, gloves, hats, bags and baby products.


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 infant sizes. 


Additional Information: 

Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy No. 2017-0016 (In Korean)

http://www.kats.go.kr/content.do?cmsid=239&mode=view&page=6&cid=19085

 

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