Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (AGVET) Code - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to work with agricultural or veterinary chemical products. The object of this code includes provisions for and in relation to:

  • supply of unapproved active constituents for chemical products and unregistered chemical products
  • possession or custody of chemical products other than registered or reserved products with the intention of supply
  • supply of chemical products that are not registered products
  • supply of chemical products without a label 
  • supply of chemical products and containers
  • publishing notices that offer to sell or invites the making of offers to buy a active constituent
  • permits for conducting trials or using registered products in an unauthorised manner
  • applications for approval of an active constituent or registration of a chemical product.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Registration Management and Enquiries

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

Registration Management and Enquiries

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Operating address: 18 Wormald Street
Symonston, Australian Capital Territory 2609
Mailing address: PO BOX 6182
Kingston, Australian Capital Territory 2604
Phone: 02 6210 4701