You will require this authorisation if you intend to manufacture and wholesale or supply 1080 poison for pest animal baits.
Manufacturers of 1080 pest animal baits may supply the baits to others such as wholesalers, retailers or end users, depending on the type of manufacturing licence held.
1080 poisons contain compound sodium fluoro-acetate, included in the Schedule 7 poisons list. Manufacturers and suppliers must obtain a licence from Department of Health before they can legally purchase 1080 poison or engage in manufacture and sale or supply, or sale or supply, of 1080 pest animal baits.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
Be a manufacturer of APVMA-registered 1080 aqueous solution; or
Hold a Commercial Operator Licence with vermin destroyer endorsement, and have completed the Agsafe Guardian online course 'Supply of Perishable 1080 Bait Products (using 1080 Aqueous Solution)' and the DEPI course 'Preparation of Perishable 1080 Pest Animal Bait Products (using 1080 Aqueous Solution)'.
You must also:
complete an application form
nominate a Responsible Person
allow an inspection of the premises
maintain a poisons control plan
- undertake the required training course
submit all required documentation
pay any required fees.
Requirements may vary depending on your current manufacturing licence status.
Ongoing requirements include:
providing information and records as required by the agency
maintaining a poison control plan
- complying with the Victorian Code of Practice for the Preparation of Perishable 1080 Pest Animal Bait Products (using 1080 Aqueous Solution).
Fees will vary according to your current manufacturing licence status - please consult the Table of Fees for details.
Please lodge your completed application, including all documentation, directly with the Agency.
Please allow at least six weeks.
Department of Health and Human Services
Drugs and Poisons Regulation
Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Victoria)
Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Regulations 2006 (Victoria)
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