The LRCC Scorecard at a glance: a report on progress with the implementation of the LRCC reform recommendations at 30 June 2006.

No

Recommendation

Completed prior to 2005-06

Completed 2005-06

Being developed 2005-06

1 Audited self-assessment legislative framework in place

1.1

Establish process for audited self-assessment

P

1.2

Introduce permits for low hazard chemicals in low volumes

P

1.3

Audit system in place

P

I dont understand the rationale for this? This is a specific permit, not a certificate. Why would it be automatically publicly listed?

This line should be deleted

1.4

Electronic tools developed

P

2 Modular assessment

2.1

Assessment by another Australian regulatory authority

P

Substances of known hazard and controlled use

P

Analogues

P

Assessment by international authority or foreign scheme

ü

Low concern polymers not accepted for self-assessment

P

Develop modular assessment fees

P

3 Exemptions legislative framework in place Record keeping and Annual Reporting formats required

3.1

Transhipment

P

3.2

Introduce exemption for low hazardous >100kg

P

3.3

Without advice non-hazardous cosmetics at 1% or less

P

3.4

Increase R&D to 100kg/12 months

P

3.5

Increase low volumes for non cosmetics to 100kg/12 months/introducer

P

4 Polymer regulation legislative framework in place

4.1

Introduce legislative framework for audited self-assessment for PLCs

P

4.2

Low hazard permit for polymers in low volume

P

4.3

Introduce audited self-assessment for low regulatory concern polymers

P

5 Cosmetic chemicals regulation legislative framework in place

5.1

Self-assessment < 10kg

P

5.2

Advice for low hazard 10 to100kg

P

5.3

Amend definition of cosmetic to TPA

P

5.4

Cosmetic-therapeutics interface

P

6 Controlled use legislative framework in place

6.1

Introduce controlled use permits

P

6.2

Export only

P

7 Incentives for the introduction of new and safer technologies legislative framework in place

7.1

Low hazard certificate modular assessment

P

7.2

Early introduction permit for low hazard and low risk chemicals

P

7.3

Low hazard permits for low volumes

P

8 International cooperation

8.1

Bilateral with Canada

P

Bilateral with the USA

P

9 Reducing the compliance burden legislative framework in place

9.1

Administrative permit renewals

P

9.2

Immediate AICS listing

P

9.3

Guidance for definition of naturally occurring substance

P

10 Safe use through compliance legislative framework in place

10.1

Introduce mandatory registration

P

10.2

Use of mandatory registration number

P

10.3

Co-regulatory approach

P

11 Access to chemical safety information legislative framework in place

11.1

Update website/AICS annotation

P

12 Community participation

12.1

Establish community consultative forum

P

12.2

Develop a Community Right to Know Charter

P

12.3

Develop a Community Engagement Strategy

P