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Media Release - NICNAS matters 9 released

 

16 Dec 2003

 

NICNAS matters is a newsletter produced three times a year by the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS), within the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

The latest issue - NICNAS matters 9 - has been released. With a circulation of over 3,000 many stakeholders, media and industry organisations have the opportunity to read about what the NICNAS staff have been up to, changes in policy and legislation, reviews of processes such as chemical assessments and notifications, innovations in technology such as an the development of an electronic template which allows notifiers to nominate chemicals for assessments… and more.

Should you wish to receive a copy of NICNAS matters or any other NICNAS publication, please contact:

Michelle Jacobs, NICNAS Communications Officer, 02 8577 8820

Alternatively, refer to www.nicnas.gov.au
 

Reminder

The NICNAS office will be closed from Thursday 25 December 2003 until Thursday 1 January 2004. We re-open on Friday 2 January 2004.

We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable break.
 

About NICNAS

The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) operates under the Commonwealth Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989.

NICNAS is a statutory scheme within the portfolio of the Minister for Health and Ageing. Its approach to the scientific assessment of chemicals covers toxicity, exposure and use to assess the environmental, public health and occupational health and safety risk. For more information see the web site www.nicnas.gov.au
 

Further information

Nick Miller, NICNAS, 02 8577 8810 or 0407 228 285

 

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