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Australia clarifies chemical registration obligations for organizations

Jul-05-2022 AICIS Chemical notification/ registration Registration

The new clarification from the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) explains registration obligations under various circumstances to organizations that import or manufacture ind...

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Australia publishes 9 evaluations for chemical use and associated risks

Jun-02-2022 Exposure monitoring & measurement Hazard assessment Risk management

On the 30th of May 2022, Australia published some evaluations under section 78 of the Industrial Chemicals Act 2019. The draft versions of these evaluations were initially published for public consult...

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Australia adds 6 new industrial chemicals to its inventory

May-19-2022 Chemical inventory Chemical notification/ registration Introducer

The Australian authority on the 13th of May 2022 announced the addition of six chemicals to the Australia Inventory of Industrial Chemicals (AIIC). The assessment certificates of these chemicals have ...

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AIIC modifies 1H-147-triazonine octahydro-147-trimethyl requirements

May-19-2022 Chemical inventory Chemical notification/ registration Introducer

The Australian Government published a variation of specific information requirements regarding 1H-1,4,7-triazonine, octahydro-1,4,7-trimethyl- (CAS No. 96556-05-7) on May 4, 2022. The modification and...

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Australia publishes IChEMS principals for public consultation

Apr-06-2022 Chemical industry Australia AICIS

On March 23, 2022, the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, Australia, published a roadmap for IChEMS and a draft of IChEMS principles is now available for public consultation until M...

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Australia consults on the safety standards for children’s toys

Mar-08-2022 Children's products safer alternatives

Australia Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) reviews the voluntary Australian standard and proposes a new compulsory safety standard on February 25, 2022. This new rule mandates suppliers...

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Australia bans mercury and mercury-containing products

Mar-08-2022 Mercury import/export restrictions product restrictions/prohibitions

On  7 March 2022, Australia notified the changes to its laws regarding Mercury, in a bid to comply with the Minamata Convention obligations. Due to the amendment, Australia now prohibits the import...

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