NICNAS’s work in 2006-07 included:

·         Emerging issue – Nanotechnology

·         Existing chemicals assessment – Phthalates compendium, Flame retardant assessments

·         International harmonisation – Canadian bilateral arrangement

·         Reform agenda – Existing chemicals management, Low regulatory concern chemicals, Cosmetics

·         Stakeholder engagement – Education and awareness on NICNAS Registration and Cosmetics, Community engagement

·         Streamlining processes – New Chemicals screening framework

·         Strengthened compliance – Customs MOU formalising exchange of information