No

Recommendation

Previously completed

Implemented in 2006-07

Being implemented

1 Audited self-assessment legislative framework in place

1.1

Establish process for audited self-assessment

 

 

1.2

Introduce permits for low hazard chemicals in low volumes

 

 

 

1.3

Audit system in place

 

 

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

 

 

2 Modular assessment

2.1

Assessment by another Australian regulatory authority

 

 

Substances of known hazard and controlled use

 

 

 

Analogues

 

 

 

Assessment by international authority or foreign scheme

 

 

Low concern polymers not accepted for self-assessment

 

 

 

Develop modular assessment fees

 

 

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

3.1

Transhipment

 

 

3.2

Introduce exemption for low hazardous >100kg

 

 

3.3

Without advice non-hazardous cosmetics at 1% or less

 

 

3.4

Increase R&D to 100kg/12 months

 

 

3.5

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

 

 

4 Polymer regulation legislative framework in place

4.1

Introduce legislative framework for audited self-assessment for PLCs

 

 

4.2

Low hazard permit for polymers in low volume

 

 

4.3

Introduce audited self-assessment for low regulatory concern polymers

 

 

5 Cosmetic chemicals regulation legislative framework in place

 

5.1

Self-assessment < 10kg

 

 

5.2

Advice for low hazard 10 to100kg

 

 

5.3

Amend definition of cosmetic to TPA

 

 

5.4

Cosmetic-therapeutics interface

 

6 Controlled use legislative framework in place

6.1

Introduce controlled use permits

 

 

6.2

Export only permit

 

 

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

7.1

Modular assessment

 

 

7.2

Early introduction permit for low hazard and low risk chemicals revise criteria

 

 

7.3

Low hazardous permits for low volume

 

 

8 International cooperation

8.1

Bilateral with Canada (renewal)

 

9 Reducing the compliance burden legislative framework in place

9.1

Administrative permit renewals

 

 

9.2

Immediate AICS listing

 

 

9.3

Guidance for definition of naturally occurring substance

 

 

10 Safe use through compliance legislative framework in place

10.1

Introduce mandatory registration

 

 

10.2

Use of mandatory registration number

 

 

10.3

Co-regulatory approach

 

 

11 Access to chemical safety information legislative framework in place

11.1

Update website, including the AICS on the website

 

 

12 Community participation.

12.1

Establish community consultative forum

 

 

12.2

Develop a Community Right to Know Charter, including AICS annotation

 

 

12.3

Develop a Community Engagement Strategy