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Transhipment Exemption

This exemption is available to introducers of new industrial chemicals that are imported but exported within 30 days of import. The chemicals must remain under the control of Customs in a bonded store between import and export. There is no restriction on the quantity of the chemical that can be introduced under this exemption.

Notification requirements

Notification prior to introduction is not required.

Reporting requirements

Introducers using this exemption category to introduce new chemicals are required to report the following information about the chemical.

 
Chemical Name The preferred chemical name is the CAS Approved Name however other naming conventions will be accepted
CAS Number If available
Quantity The quantity of the chemical introduced in the previous registration year in kilograms. Introducers also have the option of reporting estimated quantities of ≤ 10 kg or 10-100 kg

 

Alternatively, for chemicals introduced at a total quantity of 10 kg or less, introducers can opt to provide only the total number of chemicals introduced at this level (i.e. no chemical details) and provide more information to NICNAS via auditing processes.

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