Controlled Use Permit - Australian Government

Service summary

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:

  • Carcinogens;
  • Germ cell mutagen; and
  • Reproductive toxicant.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Duration of up to three years. Approved duration may vary depending on individual circumstances and must be justified in your application.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

$4 400

RenewRenewal

$2 300

Administering agency

Department of Health
National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS)

Act(s) name

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Regulations 1990 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, Registration, Notification and Assessment
Department of Health
National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS)


Operating address:
Level 7,
260 Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills
New South Wales 2010
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 58
Sydney, New South Wales 2001

Phone:

1800638528

Phone:

02 85778800

Fax:

02 85778888
registration@nicnas.gov.au

Supporting information

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