Korea Institute of Dermatological Sciences
Cosmetics Efficacy/Clinical Study Team
Korean-Chinese Cosmetics Industry Study Team
Quality Inspection Study Team

Quality Inspection Study Team
This is our Quality Inspection Research Center for Global Cosmetics to ensure quality and safety of the world-class biotech industry.

Quality inspection safety control standard

Regulation on Safety Standards, etc. of Cosmetics: No. 2016-74, promulgated by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (2016.07.28)

안전관리 기준
Item Detection limit
Lead (Pb) Under 20ug/g (Powdered product with clay as ingredient: Under 50ug/g)
Arsenic(As) Under 10㎍/g
Mercury (Hg) Under 1㎍/g
Stibium (Sb) Under 10㎍/g
Cadmium (Cd) Under 5㎍/g
Dioxane Under 100㎍/g
Methanol Normal product: Under 0.2 %(v/v), Wet wipe: Under 0.002 %(v/v)
Formaldehyde Normal product: Under 2000 ㎍/g, Wet wipe: Under 20㎍/g
Phthalates (DBP, BBP, DEHP) Under 100㎍/g altogether
안전관리 기준
Item Microbial limit
Total aerobic viable cell count
(bacteria, fungus)
  • For eye makeup/infant•children products: Under 500 units/g(ml)
  • Wet wipe: Under 100 units/g(ml) by germ and fungus each
  • Others: Under 1,000 units/g(ml)
Special microbes
(pathogenic Escherichia coli, pseudomonas aeruginosa, staphylococcus aureus)
None detected
안전관리 기준
Item Content, pH
Content Labeled amount (g/ml): Over 97%
pH 3.0 - 9.0 (Except for the products that don't contain water and those that are washed off with water right after usage)