AMOREPACIFIC Corporation (COO Shim Sang-bae) R&D Center received the 2015 Company of the Year for Excellence Award in Product Safety Management in recognition of its contribution to improving public safety and health. The award ceremony was held at Seoul National University on November 12 as part of the 31st Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Toxicology / Korean Environmental Mutagen Society.
The Company of the Year for Excellence Award in Product Safety Management is annually given by the Korean Society of Toxicology and Korean Environmental Mutagen Society (KSOT/KEMS) to a company that is recognized to have made significant contribution to improving public safety and health through safe product production. The evaluation and selection committee consists of researchers at KSOT/KEMS and experts in the field of toxicology involved with household items, foods and medicines. It annually selects the best company based on an evaluation of the extent to which each company has shown interest in product safety, backed by consistent R&D efforts and contribution to the academic development of toxicology.
AMOREPACIFIC Corporation R&D Center has set providing safe products as its clear top priority in compliance with cosmetic ingredient and product safety standards. It studies chemical properties, manufacturing process, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and the toxicity data of ingredients to determine their appropriateness, using only ingredients that have passed a range of safety tests and strict in-house review.
Moreover, it thoroughly investigates products being developed and collects feedback from customers to ensure product safety. AMOREPACIFIC Corporation R&D Center studies all possibilities that can result from the use of products, including skin irritation, allergic reaction and eye irritation and collects customer complaints through its own Customer Complaint Management System (CCMS) after products are launched to resolve their complaints.
"We are glad that our utmost efforts to develop safe products for customers have been recognized with this award. AMOREPACIFIC Corporation R&D Center will continue to implement a strict evaluation and review of product and ingredient safety, while always listening to the voice of customers to improve the safety and health of customers all around the world," said Han Sang-hun, director of AMOREPACIFIC Corporation R&D Center.