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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‚Ä...

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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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Australian Government Publishes Chemical Evaluations Roadmap And Rolling Action Plan

Nov-01-2021 Priority substances chemical inventory risk management

The Australian government recently published an evaluation roadmap and rolling action plan outlining their approach for evaluating industrial chemicals’ introduction. The rolling action plan is ...

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AICIS - Registration and Application Fees from 1 July 2021

Jun-30-2021 AICIS CBI Chemical authorization

  The Government has appointed Graeme Barden as the new Executive Director of the nation’s industrial chemicals assessment and regulatory body, the Australian Industrial Chemicals In...

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Australia Calls for Information On 188 Chemicals With No Known Commercial Use

Jun-22-2021 Chemical inventory authorized representative

Australian authority has identified 188 chemicals that are on the Australian Inventory of Industrial Chemicals and according to the authority, these chemicals are not manufactured, imported, or us...

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Prepare for First Annual Reporting deadline under Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme - AICIS

Apr-19-2021 AICIS Annual declaration Authorized representative

The Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) has been implemented since July 1st 2020. Under this Scheme, introducers of chemicals have the obligation to submit an annual declar...

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Australian industrial chemical introduction scheme- Soaps

Dec-10-2020 Product registration/notification introdcers AICIS

Are you introducing soaps into Australian territory for commercial purposes to make a profit? Then you must register under AICIS. The registration duty applies only ...

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