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Voluntary Call for Information on Chemicals (Acids & Gases) - Introducers of chemicals of potential security concern

The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) published a voluntary call for information on certain chemicals which are of potential security concern in the Chemical Gazette of 6 July 2010.


This stage of the call for information is directed at importers or manufacturers of the 14 bulk chemicals listed below. Organisations who have previously responded to the July Gazette notice need not respond to this follow-up call for information.

 

Chemical Name

CAS No.

Ammonia (anhydrous)

7664-41-7

Arsine

7784-42-1

Bromine

7726-95-6

Carbon monoxide

630-08-0

Chlorine

7782-50-5

Fluorine

7782-41-4

Hydrochloric acid

7647-01-0

Hydrogen chloride (anhydrous)

7647-01-0

Hydrogen cyanide (hydrocyanic acid)

74-90-8

Hydrogen sulfide

7783-06-4

Nitric oxide

10102-43-9

Phosgene

75-44-5

Phosphine

7803-51-2

Sulfuric acid

7664-93-9

To assist with the recording of relevant information on these chemicals, NICNAS has developed a survey template which can be downloaded by clicking here (Introducer survey).

Please send the requested information by 17 August 2010 to:
Lorelie Flood
Existing Chemicals
NICNAS
GPO Box 58
Sydney NSW 2001
email: lorelie.flood@nicnas.gov.au.

NICNAS is collating information on the 14 chemicals on behalf of the Australian Government Attorney General’s Department (AGD). The information will primarily be considered to inform risk assessments on these chemicals of potential security concern.

For further information, please contact Mr Phillip Sharp by phone: (02) 8577 8820, fax: (02) 8577 8888 or email: phillip.sharp@nicnas.gov.au.

 

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