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Online Action Plan

Services offered online

  • All information required by industry in order to comply with NICNAS obligations under the Act, including application forms and checklists, is available from our website. The essential procedural manual for industry, the NICNAS Handbook for Notifiers, can be downloaded free from our website.

  • More than 1,000 public chemical assessment reports on chemicals available for use in Australia, providing recommendations for risk management of the safe use of these industrial chemicals. This collection is constantly updated as new reports are published.

  • The Chemical Gazette, a monthly government publication providing updates on chemical assessment legislation and issues plus new NICNAS assessment reports.

  • The Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS) provides a list of industrial chemicals available for use in Australia with information such as their Chemical Abstracts Service numbers. Importers and manufacturers needing to notify NICNAS of new industrial chemicals coming into Australia are required to search the non-confidential section.

  • Subscription to NICNAS email alerts for Chemical Gazette, NICNAS Matters and other electronic publications.

  • Please note: Reports or documents available on the website  can be provided in alternate form (electronic or hardcopy) if required. Please send requests to info@nicnas.gov.au.

Services to be offered online

  • E-procurement – the website as a shopfront with e-commerce available to industry for the payment of all NICNAS fees and charges.

  • Secure exchange of data and engagement in transactions (including lodgement of company registration forms and payments.

  • Some parts of the New chemicals notification and assessment program.

Services inappropriate to provide online

  • Consultancy service to assist importers and manufacturers to fulfil their responsibilities under NICNAS.

  • Confidential compliance auditing of chemical importers or manufacturers.
     

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