Letter of transmittal

Contact details

Directors overview

The years highlights

Improving NICNAS processes

Cosmetics reform

Disinfectants reform

Multinational and bilateral cooperation and harmonisation

New chemicals

Existing chemicals

The Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances

Developing a regulatory approach for manufactured industrial nanomaterials

Compliance activities

Corporate overview

Regulatory advice, communications and services

Breakouts:

1. A year of reform

2. Reform of existing chemicals program

3. Ensuring scientific quality

4. Phthalates

5. Formaldehyde

6. Regulating industrial nanomaterials

Appendices

01 Abstract from NICNAS financial statements 2007-08

02 Partnership agency assessment performance

03 Compliance with Department of Health and Ageing regulatory requirements

04 Types and categories of NICNAS assessments

05 New Chemicals notification and assessment statistics

06 Existing Chemicals assessments

07 Progress report on implementation of Existing Chemicals Program Review recommendations

08 Progress report on implementation of Low Regulatory Concern Chemicals reform recommendations

09 Chemicals with agreed international assessments

10 Performance statistics for parliamentary advice on industrial chemicals

11 Compliance with mandatory reporting requirements under the Act

12 Ecologically sustainable development

13 Selection of presentations and international meetings and consultations

14 Enquiries statistics

15 New and revised publications and media coverage

16 Media advertising organisations engaged by NICNAS

17 NICNAS Website statistics

18 Government, Industry and Inter-Government advisory groups

19 Consultancies commissioned by NICNAS

20 Staff profile, training and development

Glossary, acronyms and abbreviations

Index