In South Korea the regulations governing Safety Data Sheet (SDS) authoring are regulated by the Ministry of Labor (MoL) under Public Notice No 2008-01 (Standard of Classification, labeling and MSDS of Chemicals) pursuant to provisions found in the Industrial Safety and Health Act.
GHS standard governing Classification/labeling
- Ministry of Employment and Labor Public Notice #2016-19: Standards for Classification and/or Labeling of Chemicals and for Materials Safety Data Sheets
- It stipulates chemical classification criteria, the content of SDSs/labeling, and phrases for various hazard and precautionary statements in Korean. The standard is based on UN GHS Rev. 4.