Authorisation to Use, Handle or Store Prohibited and Restricted Carcinogens - New South Wales


You will need this authorisation if you intend to use, handle or store a prohibited or restricted carcinogen. Exposure to carcinogens may have serious health-related consequences if adequate measures are not in place.

Restricted and prohibited carcinogens are listed in Schedule 10 of the Regulation. If you have provided notification of continuing work with a carcinogen in accordance with the requirements within the last five years, you will not require this authorisation until the five years expire.

Please note that prohibited carcinogens can only be used, handled or stored for genuine research or analysis.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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5 years


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Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Application process


Authorisation needs to be obtained for each address where carcinogenic substances are used.

Approval time

60 days

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

SafeWork NSW

Contact details

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