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Information for Industry

This section provides links and information for general Industry and our registered companies. To assist you to find the information you require more rapidly, please choose from one of the following topics:

Registration

From 1 September 2004, all importers and/or manufacturers of industrial chemicals for commercial purposes must register with NICNAS.

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Compliance

The compliance team is responsible for a number of NICNAS programs aimed at ensuring that manufacturers, importers and exporters of industrial chemicals are aware of and exercise their responsibilities under the Act.

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Reporting Annually

Under sections 21AA and 40N of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989, a person introducing a new industrial chemical under certain permits, certificates or exemptions in a registration year is required to provide a report to the Director, NICNAS, stating the name and quantity of the chemical that was introduced.

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New Chemicals

New chemicals are industrial chemicals that are not listed on the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS) or chemicals whose importation and/or manufacture is subject to a condition of use.

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Existing Chemicals

Existing chemicals are those industrial chemicals available for use in Australia. They include all the chemicals that are listed on the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS).

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Australian High Volume Industrial Chemicals

NICNAS has compiled a list of industrial chemicals that are manufactured and imported in Australia in large quantities.

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Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)

The Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS) is the legal device that distinguishes new from existing chemicals.

Click here to find out more about AICS and to search the AICS database >>

 

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