[The Hwankyung Ilbo] The Ministry of Environment said that it has recalled 21 products from 17 companies from the market that have exceeded the standards for harmful substances or have not been subjected to self-inspection.
These products were designated as harmful products under the Act on Registration, Evaluation, ect. of Chemicals and were reported by consumers that they are suspected of violating the safety standards and labeling standards.
The Ministry of Environment has decided to ban the sale of 17 products through the regional environmental agencies and collect and recall orders for the 17 companies that manufacture and import these products on August 22, and will file a complaint to the investigative agency.
Violators are required to exchange or refund products that have already been sold to consumers under Article 37 of the Act on Registration, Evaluation, ect. of Chemicals and collect all products that are supplied to retailers.
In addition, the Ministry of Environment plans to review illegal products in the market completely by checking the company's recall plans, status of implementation, disposal results, and measures to prevent recurrence.
The Ministry of Environment plans to monitor the redistribution of these products so that products that have not yet been recalled can be excluded from the market despite withdrawal orders and sales prohibition measures.
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