You will require this permit if you intend to use industrial chemicals that meet certain criteria regarding controlled use, please see the Agency website for examples. When applying for this permit the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) require the following evidence when determining the hazard criteria:
- Eco toxicity test report;
- Published literature data;
- Eco toxicity test report for an accepted close analogue;
- Published literature data for an accepted close analogue; and
- Quantitative structure-activity relationship data generated for the chemical by an appropriate and validated model.
The following hazard classifications are ineligible for a controlled use permit:
- Germ cell mutagen; and
- Reproductive toxicant.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.
Duration of up to three years. Approved duration may vary depending on individual circumstances and must be justified in your application.
Department of Health
National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS)
Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 (Australian Government)
Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Regulations 1990 (Australian Government)
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