REACH24H Korea General Manager Achieves EU Cosmetics Safety Assessor Certification

Mar. 25th, 2024

SEOUL, March 25, 2024 – REACH24H is proud to announce that Seongmin (Mike) Sohn, the esteemed General Manager of REACH24H Korea, has recently attained certification as an EU Cosmetics Safety Assessor. Mike completed the “Safety Assessment of Cosmetics in the EU” training course, certified by the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), solidifying his knowledge and skills in the field. This certification is a step towards recognition as a European Registered Toxicologist. Building upon his existing role, this accomplishment further enhances our company’s expertise in regulatory compliance services.

Certificate Mike REACH24H

The course, with more than 20 years of history, held from February 5th to February 10th, 2024, at the renowned Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in Brussels, provided comprehensive training on key issues in the safety evaluation of cosmetics. Conducted at the VUB Health Campus Jette, this course provided invaluable insights into interpreting results using a weight-of-evidence approach and creating comprehensive dossiers for cosmetic ingredients in compliance with EU regulations.

Emphasizing the overview of EU cosmetics regulations, recent updates, alternative testing, New Approach Methodologies (NAMs), and risk assessment strategies, it equipped participants with valuable insights into ensuring consumer safety and regulatory compliance. His successful completion of the exam signifies that these learnings in practical scenarios contribute to enhanced consumer safety and regulatory compliance.

Mike’s successful completion of this training, combined with his extensive experience as the General Manager of REACH24H Korea, strengthens our ability to provide top-notch regulatory consulting services, especially for EU, UK, and upcoming Korea’s CPSR preparation. His academic background in Biotechnology coupled with a master’s degree in public health aligns seamlessly as a qualified EU cosmetics safety assessor. He is poised to embark on official technical reviews and safety assessments not only for the Korean industry but beyond.

We congratulate Mike on this remarkable achievement and applaud his dedication to continuous professional development. As a company, we remain committed to delivering exceptional regulatory compliance services, leveraging our expanded capabilities in the EU, UK, Korea, US, Japan, ASEAN, and more.

In May 2024, Mike is invited to speak at KCII(Korea Cosmetics Industry Institutes)’s cosmetics safety training course to share the latest trends and insights from the VUB course. Follow us for future updates!

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