Previously notified in N2KOR17 and N3KOR13
(Substances subject to registration) In the case of importing chemicals falling under any of the following subparagraphs, the registration of chemical substances under Article 10 (1) or (5) of the Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals, etc.
1. Existing chemical substances of 1 ton or more per year pursuant to Article 2 (3) of the same Act. However, if a person intends to import a product without registering during the grace period for registration of an existing chemical under Article 10 (2) of the same Act, a declaration under Article 10 (3) of the same Act shall be made before customs clearance.
2. Tons or more of new chemicals per year under Article 2 (4) of the same Act.
3. Chemical substances designated and notified by the Minister of Environment in accordance with Article 10 (5) of the same Act.
(New Chemical Substances to be Declared) If a new chemical substance falling under any of the following subparagraphs is to be imported, a new chemical substance declaration pursuant to Article 10 (4) of the Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemical Substances, etc. shall be made before customs clearance.
1. New chemicals of less than 0.1 tons per year.
2. New chemical substances falling under any of the following items, which are imported under the Hazardous Substance Checking Exemption Certification pursuant to Article 10 (1) 3 of the previous Hazardous Chemical Substances Control Act (previously amended by Act No. 11862): chemical substance.
A.New chemical substances imported at less than 0.1 tons per year.
B. 2) New chemical substances determined and announced by the Minister of Environment as a macromolecular compound composed only of chemical substances and without any new chemical substances.
(Point Control Substance) A product containing a key control substance pursuant to Article 2 (10-2) of the Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemical Substances (the content of individual key control substances per product exceeds 0.1% by weight). In the case of importing an excess of 1 ton of the total amount of each controlled substance contained in all the corresponding products per year, the declaration of the controlled substance contained in the product under Article 32 of the same Act shall be made before customs clearance.
The purpose of this Act is to protect public health and the environment by providing for matters regarding the registration and notification of chemical substances, the review and assessment of hazards and risks of chemical substances and the designation of hazardous chemical substances, as well as by producing and utilizing information on chemical substances.