South Korea to fine manufacturers who test on animals

South Korea to fine manufacturers who test on animals

South Korea will fine manufacturers and retailers of cosmetics found to be tested on animals, according to a report published by Yonhap News.

The new regulation, which was announced in December 2015, will prohibit the sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals or that contain ingredients that have been newly tested on animals, and comes into effect in February, 2017.

Those found to be in breach of the new measures will be required to pay penalties of KRW1 million.

 

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