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South Korea KATS Amends Electrical and Household Appliances Safety Management Act

October, 2021


The Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) has amended the Operation Guidelines for Electrical Appliances and Household Appliances, as a part of the Electrical Appliances and Household Appliances Safety Management Act. The Guidelines have been updated to promote efficient management of safety by adjusting the level of safety management, such as excluding specialized parts for semiconductor equipment from safety management and reflecting revisions to product safety standards for electrical appliances.