NICNAS New and Revised Publications and Media Coverage


Format (web, print, etc.)
NICNAS Annual Report 2002-03
Available in PDF and HTML on the website, and in printed
NICNAS Operational Plan 2003-04 Available in both electronic and printed format.
Chemical Gazette Available on the website, in email alert subscription, and print
on request. There is also the option of having the whole gazette
emailed in a PDF file for those who only have email in their
workplace, not internet access.
Forms All available for completion and printing from the website,
or printed on request.
Handbook for Notifiers Available in PDF on the website. Print copies are available
on request at a cost of $55 each.
New Chemical Assessment Reports There are 189 new reports on the NICNAS website. Hard copy
provided to libraries (but numbers are limited).
NICNAS matters issues 8,9,10 Three issues of the NICNAS newsletter are available on the web
site and in printed format.
Existing Chemical Info Sheets One new Existing Chemical Info Sheet available
Other Existing Chemical Reports Two other new reports available on the website, plus print
on request.
PEC Assessment Reports
on request.
Two reports on the website; hard copies provided free of charge
Secondary Notification Assessments One new report on the website, plus hard copy provided free
of charge on request.
Safety Info Sheets, numbers 24-25 Two new Safety Info Sheets are available on the website,
plus print on request.
Service Charter 2004-05 Available in both electronic and printed format.
NICNAS Strategic Plan 2002-05 Available on the website and in printed format.

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NICNAS Media Coverage 2003-04: Highlights


MX newspaper 15 July 2003, ‘Research washes up abnormalities’
on cosmetics with quotes from Dr Hartley;

Health International, Issue 11, Winter 2003, ‘International harmonisation
of risk assessment approaches’;

Chemistry in Australia, September 2003, page 38, NICNAS LRCC final
report, Triclosan declared a PEC;

Australian Paint and Ink Industry 2003 Annual Report, page 42, AICS

Chemistry in Australia, November 2003, LRCC report, AICS;

PACIA Member News, November 2003, Review of Existing Chemicals
Program, Advice about essential uses of PFOS in Australia;

TGA news, November 2003, NICNAS Annual Report 2002-03,
Science Forum 2;

PACIA Member News December 2003, pages 13- 14, NICNAS Review
of Existing Chemicals Program, Call for information on Sensitiser Chemicals;
The Weekend Australian Magazine, 31 January 2004, page 8, "The smell
of female", Pat Sheil, on parabens and breast cancer, with quote from
Dr Hartley;

Inclean Australasia, NICNAS visits Nowra Chemicals (page 19),
Feb/Mar 2004;

PACIA News, NICNAS matters, AICS online training, Review of Existing
Chemicals Program (pages 11-12), February 2004;

Chemistry in Australia, AICS online (page 31) and AICS on the Web
(page 38), March 2004;

TGA news, AICS, Chemical Gazette, March 2004;

The Australian ‘Tighter cyanide curbs likely’, 9 March 2004, page 21;

The Australian ‘Gold’s failing tailings’, 16 March 2004, page 24;

PACIA News, Review of the Existing Chemicals Program, Chemical Gazette,
March 2004, pages 15-16;

Chemistry in Australia May 2004, Identifying potential POPS chemicals, p.38;
CBFCA Australia, 5 May 2004, Ink and toner cartridges;

PACIA News May 2004, LRCC Bill 2004, triclosan, IGCC, pages 14-17;

The West Australian 21 June 2004, page 1, ‘Cancer warning for child
make-up’; and

PACIA News, June 2004, pages 12-14, NICNAS Fees Increase, LRCC Bill
Passed, NICNAS Gazette.


Letter to journal Cosmetics, Aerosols & Toiletries in Australia, concerning
their article in Vol 16 No 6, March 2004, pp 20-21, ‘Is this the beginning
of the end of cosmetics manufacturing in Australia?’


Radio National Australia Talks Back – ‘Living in the chemical soup’
including Dr Hartley, 28 April 2004.


Channel 7, Sunrise, 17 July 2003, interview with Dr Hartley on cosmetics.

Channel 9, A Current Affair, 7 November 2003, interview with Dr Hartley
concerning cosmetics.

ABC TV News, 13 January 2004, parabens and breast cancer,
included interview with Dr Harley.



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