KATS / Korea, Republic of

Contact person

Ms. Ji-youn Ryu
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Consumer representation on policy and governance committees:

Committee Representative(s)
ISO Committee on Consumer Policy Ms. Jai-ok Kim, COPOLCO chair
Korean mirror committee on consumer product safety Mr. Soo-il Jung, Academic Representative
Korean mirror committee on consumer product safety Ms. Kyung-ok Huh, Academic Representative
Korean mirror committee on consumer product safety Mr. Sung-rak Sohn, Consumer Representative
Korean mirror committee on consumer product safety Mr. Young-joo Hwang, Industry Representative
Consumers Korea (consumer advocacy group) Ms. Eun-sook Moon, Consumer Representative
Consumers Korea (consumer advocacy group) Ms. Vo-kyung Song, Consumer Representative

 

Consumer representation on international and regional technical committees of priority interest for consumers:

Child-related products (child restraints, child resistant packaging, children's furniture)
ISO/TC 22, Road vehicles Eun-Tae Kim, The Korean Society of Automotive Engineers
ISO/TC 122, Packaging You-seok, Lee, Korea Packaging
Personal security (including building security)
ISO/TC 61, Plastics Sun-woong Choi, Hannam university
Product safety (especially domestic appliances and water safety, protection against drowning)
IEC/TC 59, Performance of household and similar electrical appliances Kyoung-Sil Na, Consumers Union of Korea & Moo-Hoon Kang, Korea Consumer Agency
IEC/TC 61, Safety of household and similar electrical appliances Chong-Koo Park, Korea Testing Laboratory
ISO/TC 188, Small craft Young-chan Lee, Korea Institute of Maritime and Fisheries
Nanotechnology
ISO/TC 229, Nanotechnologies Bin-ho Yoo, Korea Enviroment & Merchandise Testing Institute
Food safety
ISO/TC 34, Food products Yoon-hee Jung, Korea Consumer Agency
Accessibility issues (elderly and persons with disabilities)
ISO/TC 122, Packaging Myoung-hoon Lee, Korea Packaging System Institute
Environmental issues (EMS, energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, climate change)
ISO/TC 207, Environmental management In-suk Jung, Shalom International
Customer satisfaction and global market (protection of personal data, e-commerce, management systems)
ISO/TC 239, Project Committee: Network services billing Vo-kyung Song, Seoul women's university & Seo-hye Lee, Consumers Korea
ISO/TC 240, Project Committee: Product recall Kyung-ok Huh, Sungshin women's university
Contraceptive devices
ISO/TC 157, Mechanical contraceptives Sung-hoon Kim, Unidus Corporation
Cosmetics
ISO/TC 217/WG 7, Sun protection test methods Sung-joon Moon, Amore Pacific, Inc.
Safety of household appliances
IEC/TC 23, Electrical accessories Kyoung-Tae Yoo, Korea Testing Institute
IEC/TC 34, Lamps and related equipment Mee-Ryoung Cho, Korea Institute of Lighting Technology
IEC/TC 35, Primary cells and batteries Seong-wook Um, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute

 

National technical committees or mirror committees for ISO or IEC TCs:

Committee Representative(s)
Mirror committee of ISO/TC 229 Dae-won Moon, Korea Research Institute Of Standards and Science

 

Tools to support consumer participation in policy and technical work:

  • Education materials
  • Logistical support

 

Information on consumer-oriented standards, legislation and related issues:

  • Web sites
    Product Safety Portal System (link)
    Korea Consumer Agency (link)
    Consumers Korea (link)