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2011-12 Health and Ageing Portfolio Budget Statements - Information on NICNAS is at pages 59, 83 and 90-94

Added 12 May 2011
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8 Sep 2011

NICNAS Matters 31- July 2011

Added 21 July 2011
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NICNAS Fees and Charges 2011-12

Added 23 June 2011
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8 Sep 2011

NICNAS Chemical Gazette - August 2011

Added 02 August 2011
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6 Sep 2011

Customs Brokers Seminars Sydney -Understanding NICNAS Obligations" (places limited and filling fast)

updates 25 May 2011
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25 May 2011

N-(N-BUTYL) Thiophosphoric Triamide - Final Report

Added 01 March 2011
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NICNAS Cosmetics Guidelines - update

Added 28 February 2011
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NICNAS Notifiers Update

Added 01 February 2011
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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Review Information Sheet

Added 06 January 2011
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12 May 2011

Legislative Change 2010-11

Added 23 December 2010
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N-(n-butyl) thiophosphoric triamide (NBPT) - Decisions on Requests for Variations

Added 23 December 2010
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NICNAS Matters December issue

Added 23 December 2010
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Call for Information on Cosmetic Ingredients - closes 7 March 2011

Added 23 December 2010
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Guidance on New Chemical Requirements for Notification of Industrial Nanomaterials

Added 17 December 2010
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Multiple Chemicals Sensitivity (MCS) - Final Report

Added 30 November 2010
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Adjustments to NICNAS New Chemicals Processess for Industrial Nanomaterials -NICNAS Chemical Gazette - October 2010

Added 05 October 2010
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2008 Call for Information on Nanomaterials - Results

Added 16 November 2010
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NICNAS Cost Recovery Impact Statement (CRIS) update

Added 04 November 2010
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Naturally-Occurring Chemicals Guidance Document

Added 07 October 2010
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Current Career Opportunities at NICNAS

Added 01 October 2010
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4 Feb 2011

DEHP Variation Decisions

Added 06 April 2010

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1 June 2010

NICNAS Chemical Gazette - May 2010

Added 04 May2010

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1 June 2010

NICNAS Matters 26 - March 2010

Added 30 March 2010

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Existing Chemicals Review - National Public Engagement Strategy

Added 23 March 2010

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Chemical Assessment Report - Sodium Cyanide

Added 04 March 2010

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Revised Draft Report and other information - Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) - comments due 15 April 2010 (extended from 25 March 2010)

Added 25 February 2010

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View revised draft report now >>

View summary of report revisions now >>

View submissions to the draft report of November 2008 now >>

12 May 2010

NICNAS Chemical Gazette - April 2010

Added 06 April 2010

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3 May 2010

NICNAS Chemical Gazette - March 2010

Added 02 March 2010

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5 May 2010

Sodium cyanide

10 March 2010

   

Draft Report for Priority Existing Chemical Diethylhexyl Phthalate (DEHP)- for public comment

Added 25 January 2010
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4 March 2010

Public Submissions to Consultant's Report ( New Regulatory Framework for Disinfectants) - April 2008

Added 17 December 2009

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NICNAS Matters - December 2009

Added 15 December 2009

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Proposed Changes to Regulation of Hard Surface Disinfectants – Submission Deadline Extended to 12 February 2010

Added 14 December 2009

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Voluntary Call for Information on Precursor Chemicals (Explosives) - Introducers of Chemicals of Concern

Added 27 November 2009

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Public Consultation Details: Proposal for Regulatory Reform for Hard Surface Disinfectants

Added 11 November 2009

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Stakeholder Consultation Papers on Proposed Regulatory Reform for Industrial Nanomaterials

Added 09 November 2009
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Stakeholder Consultations on Proposal for Regulatory Reform of Industrial Nanomaterials in Australia (Expression of Interest extended until Thursday 12 November 2009)

Added 29 October 2009

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Directors Decisions on Variation requests to the draft Sodium Cyanide Priority Existing Chemical Report

Added 03 November 2009

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Evaluation of Low Regulatory Concern Chemicals (LRCC) - Phase 1 - Final Report

Added 30 October 2009

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Stakeholder Consultations on Proposed changes to the Regulation of Hard Surface Disinfectants

Added 27 October 2009

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Regulatory Impact Consultation on Proposed Changes to Disinfectant Regulation

Added 09 October 2009
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Secondary Notification Assessment of Complex Soap TH17

Added 06 October 2009

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PEC Declarations/Secondary Notifications

Amended 4 August 2009

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)

Amended 15 May 2009

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View Draft Report here - PDF

View Submissions to the Draft Report here - PDF >>

22 February 2010

Voluntary Call for Information on Precursor Chemicals (Explosives) - Downstream users of Nitric Acid & Hydrogen Peroxide
Amended 4 August 2009

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28 October 2009

NICNAS Chemical Gazette - April 2009
Added 05 May 2009

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5 May 2009

NICNAS Chemical Gazette - March 2009
Added 07 April 2009

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7 April 2009

Parabens in deodorants and antiperspirants linked to breast cancer

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7 April 2009

Director's decision on requests to vary the draft Triclosan Report
Added 02 December 2008
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24 February 2009

NICNAS responses to comments on the Draft Triclosan Report
Added 02 December 2008
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24 February 2009

NICNAS Chemical Gazette - January 2009
Added 06 January 2009

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3 February 2009

Recognition of Canada as a Foreign Scheme - Industry guidance now available
Added  6 November 2007
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24 January 2008

NICNAS Annual Report 2006-2007
Added 31 October 2007

Tabled 31 October 2007.

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24 January 2008

Strategy for Implementing: Recommendations Arising from the Review of the Existing Chemicals Program
Added 30 October 2007

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24 January 2008

Cosmetic Reforms
Added 17 September 2007

The new Cosmetic Standard and Cosmetic Guidelines came into force on 17 September 2007, and Interim Permits ceased to operate. Note that all Cosmetics information can now be found under Current Issues on the NICNAS homepage.

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24 January 2008

Nanotechnology

Consolidated information on nanotechnology can now be found under Current Issues.

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24 January 2008

NICNAS Alert No 7 - Diethylene Glycol in Toothpaste
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24 January 2008

Chemical Gazette  - October 2007 Now Available
Added 02 October 2007

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19 November 2007

NICNAS Alert No 5 - PFOS and PFAS
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NICNAS Alert No 6 - PFOA and PFCA
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2 July 2007

New Director for Chemical Safety Scheme

11 April 2007

Dr Marion Healy has been appointed the new director of the Australia Government's industrial chemical safety regulator, the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS)
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2 July 2007
LRCC Score Card ( PDF 336Kb)

16 October 2006

Media Release - A Task Force has been established to investigate reform of the regulation of industrial chemicals of low regulatory concern (LRCC); 16 October 2006
LRCC Background Paper - 10/12/02 ( PDF 41 Kb). 16 October 2006

NICNAS eNewsletter  - August 2006

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11 October 2006

Variation of report for Secondary Notification Infineum C9350

The variation of report for secondary notification report of Infineum C9350 is now available for public comment.

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11 October 2006

Variation of report for Secondary Notification HFE-7100

The variation of report for the secondary notification report of HFE-7100 is now available for public comment.

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11 October 2006

Cosmetic Reform Interim Arrangements-June 2006

Guidance Notes and Form C-1 have been revised. Do not rely on old forms, instead please download the latest version of Form C-1, and read the updated Guidance Notes, which contain additional guidance on how to use the revised Form C-1.

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11 October 2006

Chemical Gazette - July 2006 Now Available

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04 July 2006

Secondary Notification Infineum C9350

The secondary notification report of Infineum C9350is now available for public comment.

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04 July 2006

Secondary Notification HFE-7100

The secondary notification report of HFE-7100 is now available for public comment.

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04 July 2006

Chemical Gazette - June 2006 Now Available

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02 June 2006

Chemical Gazette - May 2006 Now Available

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02 May 2006

Review of the Existing Chemicals Program - Discussion paper for public comment

NICNAS would like to receive comment from anyone interested in the regulation of industrial chemicals in Australia.

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02 May 2006

Cosmetics regulation workshop

Following the introduction of NICNAS Interim Arrangements for the regulation of products such as antiperspirants, antidandruff shampoos, primary sunscreens with SPF less than 4, moisturisers with secondary sunscreens and antibacterial hand washes, ACCORD is organising workshops on cosmetic regulation.
The workshops - to be held in Sydney (Friday 28 April 2006) and Melbourne (Friday 5 May 2006) - are a joint activity of ACCORD and NICNAS. Topics include an Overview of Cosmetics Regulation, a “Users' Guide” to NICNAS Cosmetics Interim Arrangements and cosmetic products labelling and packaging.

For further details please visit http://www.accord.asn.au/newsandevents/1351
 

11 Apr 2006

NICNAS Matters 15

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07 Apr 2006

Chemical Gazette  - April 2006 Now Available

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07 Apr 2006

Chemical Gazette  - March 2006 Now Available

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07 Mar 2006

Chemical Gazette  - February 2006 Now Available

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07 Feb 2006

Chemical Gazette  - January 2006 now available

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03 Jan 2006

Chemical Gazette  - December 2005 now available

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03 Jan 2006

Form 73 - Agreement to Transfer an Assessment Certificate

This form is now available online in both MS Word and PDF formats.

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02 Nov 2005

Chemical Gazette  - November 2005 now available

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01 Nov 2005

Publication of 2 Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) Reports

Tris(2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate (TBPP)

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Polymer in E7581-Secondary Notification
Now available  >>

01 Nov 2005

Regulation of Cosmetic Chemicals Final Report and Recommendations

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01 Nov 2005

 

Australian draft review of policy framework for regulating products at the cosmetics therapeutic interface

Responses to the recommendations:
Summary of responses  >>
Responses received on recommendations >>

01 Nov 2005

Response to Requests for Variation of Draft Formaldehyde Report

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01 Nov 2005

NICNAS Annual Report 2004-2005

Now available  >>

12 Oct 2005

NICNAS Seminar
Your obligations under NICNAS

This seminar provides an an overview of the scheme, NICNAS registration requirements, compliance Requirements , record keeping and reporting requirements.
More information, seminar dates and online registration  >>

10 Oct 2005

Nominations for membership on the Advisory Group on Chemical Safety

The Office of Chemical Safety is calling for nominations for membership on the Advisory Group on Chemical Safety (AGCS). The closing date for nominations is 11 November 2005
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07 Oct 2005

Chemical Gazette November 2005 available now

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01 Nov 2005

Government accepts NICNAS CRIS report and recommendations in full

A Summary of the report on cost recovery arrangements relating to the regulation of the introduction of industrial chemicals by the National Industrial Chemical (Notification and Assessment) Scheme...

Full article - Word Document >>

07 Jul 2005

Information on use of Teflon in non-stick cookware

In general, non-stick cookware contains a surface chemical coating. Teflon or polytetrafluoroethylene is the homopolymer of tetrafluoroethylene...

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28 Jun 2005

Fees & Charges as at 1 July 2005

Full list of new fees and changes available here >>

28 Jun 2005

Current Australian Use and Regulatory Activities on Polybrominated Flame Retardants

Polybrominated flame retardants (PBFRs) are a structurally diverse category of chemicals that share a common characteristic...

Full PDF information sheet >>

28 Jun 2005

Declaration of 3 Polybrominated Flame Retardants as PECs

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28 Jun 2005

 

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