Partnership Agency Assessment Performance
Australian Government Department of
Environment and Heritage (DEH)
The DEH provides advice to NICNAS on the
of the importation, manufacture and use of new and existing
chemicals. The assessment reports submitted to NICNAS include
an environmental hazard and risk assessment, including
for the control measures necessary to minimise adverse
effects resulting from the stated use patterns of the chemicals.
A summary of chemical assessment reports
completed by DEH during
2004-05 is shown in the table below.