Priority Existing Chemicals program – Candidate list of chemicals
(as of 30 June 2007)

 

Chemical

CAS No

Various Azo dyes

Various

Alkyl-phenol ethoxylates

Various

Nonylphenol ethoxylate

9016-45-9

Nonylphenol ethoxylate blend

63496-57-1

Octylphenol ethoxylate

9036-19-5

Beryllium and compounds

7440-41-7 (Elemental beryllium)

1,3-Butadiene

106-99-0

Bismuth Oxychloride

7787-59-9

t-butyl alcohol

75-65-0

Carbon Disulphide

75-15-0

N,N-Dimethylformamide

68-12-2

Epichlorohydrin

106-89-8

Ethylene Oxide

75-21-8

Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate

103-23-1

Hydroquinone

123-31-9

Isocyanates

 

2,4’-MDI

5873-54-1

2,6-TDI

91-08-7

4,4’–MDI

101-68-8

Polymethylene polyphenylene isocyanate

9016-87-9

Isopropyl alcohol

67-63-0

Mercury Compounds

Various

Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide

1338-23-4

Methyl Ethyl Ketone

78-93-3

Methyl methacrylate

80-62-6

Methyl tert butyl ether

1634-04-4

Methylene chloride

75-09-2

N-methyl pyrrolidone

872-50-4

Naphthalene

91-20-3

Peracetic Acid 

79-21-0

Phenolphthalein

77-09-8

Polyvinyl acetate

9003-20-7

Sodium hydroxide

1310-73-2

Sodium hypochlorite

7681-52-9

Styrene

100-42-5

1,1,1,2, Tetrafluoroethane

811-97-2

Tetrafluoroethylene

116-14-3

Toluene

108-88-3

Triethanolamine

102-71-6

Triethylene tetramine

112-24-3

Xylene – mixed isomers

1330-20-7

o – Xylene

95-47-6

p – Xylene

106-42-3

M – xylene

108-38-3

 

Standby List (as at 30 June 2007)

Chemical

CAS No

Chromium VI compounds

Various

Zinc chromate

13530-65-9

1-Napthalenamine 

134-32-7

1-Napthalenamine, N-phenyl

90-30-2

2-Naphthalenamine

91-59-8

2-Naphthalenamine, N-phenyl

135-88-6

Tricresol phosphate

1330-78-5

Nickel

7440-02-0

Nickel oxide

1313-99-1

Nickel sulphate

7786-81-4

 

Performance statistics for Priority Existing Chemical and Secondary notification assessments

 

 

Jul-Sep

06

Oct-Dec 06

Jan-Mar 07

Apr-Jun 07

New Declarations in quarter

0

1

0

0

Number under review/review published

32/0

31/3

17/1

16/0

Data gathering phase

0

1

0

0

Assessment phase

32

31

16

16

                -Uses

1

0

0

0

                -Hazard assessment completed

1

2

1

1

                -Exposure assessment completed

1

0

0

0

                -Risk assessment/current controls completed

1

1

0

1

                -Environment report completed by DEW

0

0

2

1

                -Recommendations/final draft report completed

0

0

0

0

Consultation (corrections/variations) / and number within statutory deadline

2/2

0

15/15

15/15

Under Appeal

1

0

0

0

Publication phase

0

0

0

0

Total Number published

0

3

1

0

No. PEC safety info sheets published

0

0

0

0

Data call-ins

1

0

1

1

 

Screening and other assessments

New assessments commenced in quarter

6

1

7

8

Number under review

6

1

26

8

Assessment phase

 

 

 

 

                -1st assessment module completed

4

1

5

36

                -Recommendations/module completed

2

1

5

1

No. of reports released for comments

1

1

2

26

Total number published / completed

6

1

5

2

 

 

All chemicals under review in 2006-07

 

Chemical (by assessment category)

CAS No.

Status

 

 

 

Secondary Notifications

 

 

OLOA 270

 

 

 

 

 

Priority Existing Chemicals

 

 

Formaldehyde

50-00-0

Completed

Sodium cyanide

143-33-9

 

Triclosan

3380-34-5

 

Pentabromodiphenyl ether

32534-81-9

 

Octabromodiphenyl ether

32536-52-0

Completed

Decabromodiphenyl ether

1163-19-5

 

Hexbromocyclododecane

25637-99-4

 

Tetrabromobisphenol A

79-94-7

 

Lead compounds used in industrial surface coatings and inks

 

Completed

                Lead monoxide

1317-36-8

 

                Lead chromate

7758-97-6

 

                Lead sulfate

7446-14-2

 

                Lead molybdate

10190-55-3

 

                Lead sulfo-chromate

1344-37-2

 

                Lead chromate molybdate sulfate red

12656-85-8

 

                Lead chromate oxide

18454-12-1

 

                Lead octanoate

7319-86-0

 

                Lead 2-ethylhexanoate

301-08-6

 

                Lead oxide

1314-41-6

 

                Lead nitrate

10099-74-8

 

                Lead naphthenate

61790-14-5

 

                Lead peroxide

1309-60-0

 

                Lead carbonate (white lead)

1319-46-6

 

                Lead chrome 1244

unknown

 

Phthalates in Toys and Cosmetics

 

 

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylicacid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester

117-81-7

 

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, diisodecyl ester

26761-40-0
68515-49-1

 

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dimethyl ester

131-11-3

 

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, diisononyl ester

28553-12-0
68515-48-0

 

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dibutyl ester

84-74-2

 

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, butyl phenylmethyl ester

85-68-7

 

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dioctyl ester

117-84-0

 

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, diethyl ester

84-66-2

 

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, bis(2-methoxyethyl) ester

117-82-8

 

 

 

 

Screening Assessments

 

 

N,N-Dimethylformamide

68-12-2

Completed

Xylene

 

 

o-xylene

95-47-6

Completed

m-xylene

108-38-3

Completed

p-xylene

106-42-3

Completed

mixed xylene isomers

1330-20-7

Completed

 

 

 

Other Assessments

 

 

Interim Public Health Risk Assessment of Certain PBDE congeners

 

Completed

Z-44 – assessment of new hazard data

Exempt from publication

Completed

Information Sheet: Methyl methacrylate in cosmetic nail preparations

80-62-6

Completed

Information Sheet: Nanomaterials

N/a

Completed

Alert: Perfluorooctane sulfonates (PFOS) and perfluoroalkyl sulfonate (PFAS)

various

Completed

Alert: Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorocarboxylic acid (PFCA)

various

Completed

List of chemicals used as dyes in permanent and semi-permanent hair dyes in Australia

various

Completed

Summary of call for information on the use of nanomaterials

N/a

Completed

Alert: Diethylene glycol in toothpaste

111-46-6

Completed

Additional data requirements for introduction of new chemical substances containing a perfluorinated carbon chain

N/a

Completed

Castor oil, monomaleate – assessment of new hazard data

241153-84-4

Completed

 

 

 

Review of draft hazard assessments of 25 phthalates

 

Completed

                Dimethyl phthalate (DMP) *

131-11-3

 

                Dimethyl terephthalate (DMT)

120-61-6

 

                Diethyl phthalate (DEP) *

84-66-2

 

                Diallyl phthalate (DAP)

131-17-9

 

                Bis(2-methoxyethyl) phthalate (DMEP) *

117-82-8

 

                Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)

84-69-5

 

                Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) *

84-74-2

 

                Butylbenzyl phthalate (BBP) *

85-68-7

 

                Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP)

84-61-7

 

                Diisohexyl phthalate (DIHP)

68515-50-4

 

                Di-n-hexyl phthalate (DnHP)

84-75-3

 

                Diisoheptyl phthalate (DiHepP)

71888-89-6

 

                Diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) *

117-81-7

 

                Diisooctyl phthalate (DIOP)

27554-26-3

 

                Di-n-octyl phthalate (DnOP) *

117-84-0

 

                Di-C7-9 alkyl phthalate (Di-C7-9 PE)

68515-41-3

 

                Diisononyl phthalate (DINP) *

28553-12-0,

68515-48-0

 

                Dinonyl phthalate (DNP)

84-76-4

 

                Di-C6-10 alkyl phthalate (610P or Di-C6-10 PE)

68515-51-5

 

                Di-C9-11 alkyl phthalate (Di-C9-11 PE)

68515-43-5

 

                Diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP) *

26761-40-0,

68515-49-1

 

                Diisoundecyl phthalate (DIUP)

85507-79-5

 

                Diundecyl phthalate (DUP)

3648-20-2

 

                Diisotridecyl phthalate (DITDP)

68515-47-9

 

                Ditridecyl phthalate (DTDP)

119-06-2

 

 

 

 

Phthalates Compendium

various

Completed

 

 

 

Chemicals Reviewed for Other Agencies

 

 

 

 

 

National Drugs and Poisons Scheduling Committee

 

 

2 chemicals (EMA, MMA) and a submission regarding chemicals defined as ‘derivatives’ for scheduling purposes

 

Completed

Methyldibromo glutaronitrile

35691-65-7

 

Basic Red 46

96538-17-9

 

 

 

 

Chemicals subject to post-assessment activity

 

 

Formaldehyde

50-00-0

 

Trisphosphates

 

 

Tris (2-chloroethyl) phosphate (TCEP)

115-96-8

 

Tris (1-chloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TCPP)

13674-84-5

 

Tris (1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCPP)

13674-87-8

 

Tris (2-chloro-1-propyl) phosphate

6145-73-9

 

Tris (2,3-dichloro-1-propyl) phosphate

78-43-3

 

Tris (3-chloro-1-propyl) phosphate)

1067-98-7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chemicals subject to regulatory action under the Act

 

 

Octabromodiphenyl ether

32536-52-0

Completed

Pentabromodiphenyl ether – interim prohibition

32534-81-9

Completed