Notification of a Facility Producing Unscheduled Discrete Organic Chemicals - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to notify the Agency if you are the operator of a facility plant site and the amount of unscheduled discrete organic chemicals (DOC) produced at the facility was more than 200 tonnes in the previous year, or if an individual plant at the facility produced more than 30 tonnes of an unscheduled DOC containing one or more of the elements phosphorus, sulphur, or fluorine during the year.

A DOC is any chemical belonging to the class of chemical compounds consisting of all compounds of carbon, except for its oxides, sulphides and metal carbonates, identifiable by chemical name, by structural formula, if known, and by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) registry number, if assigned.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Notifications are made once each year, in respect of activities during the previous calendar year, using the required form. Notifications must be made by the end of February each year.

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





No fees are required.

Administering agency

Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office

Act(s) name

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Regulations 1997 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Director General
Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office

Operating address:
RG Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Australian Capital Territory 2600


02 62611920


02 62611908


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