The legal framework for the regulation of the introduction (importation and manufacture) of industrial chemicals in Australia is the Industrial Chemicals Act 2019 (IC Act). It came into force on 12 March 2019 and establishes the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) and its Executive Director. The IC Act is supported by the Industrial Chemicals (General) Rules and the Industrial Chemicals Categorisation Guidelines, which set out technical and operational details of the AICIS and the requirements introducers need to meet to categorise their chemicals if they are not already listed on the AIIC. The IC Act regulates the importation and manufacture of industrial chemicals in Australia.


GPC has a legal entity in Australia and can help non-Australian companies to meet their compliance requirements as an Australian agent.




Australia updates on addition and cancellation of several Chemicals in the AIIC


On 4 May 2023, Australia Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) repealed CBI acceptance for the proper name of 2 Industrial Chemicals in the Australian Inventory ...

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Australia consults on Draft Evaluation Statements for 1768 Industrial Chemicals


On 23 March 2023 the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) opened consultation on 17 draft evaluation statements covering 1...

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