Authority to Obtain Cyanide or Other Highly Dangerous Substances - New South Wales

Description

You will require this authority if you intend to obtain or use cyanide or another highly dangerous substance. These include:

  • arsenic
  • cyanides
  • fluoroacetamide
  • fluoroacetic acid
  • hydrocyanic acid
  • strychnine
  • thallium.

Please consult the Duty Pharmaceutical 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

If you intend to apply for this authority you must have experience, qualification or formal training in the handling of cyanides or other highly dangerous substances.

Please consult the Duty Pharmaceutical Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required.

Act(s) name

Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 New South Wales

Application process

Apply

The processing time is dependent on all necessary information being available to the NSW Ministry of Health.

Approval time

Eligible applications are generally processed within 10 business days.

Additional information

The commencement, duration and expiry are stated in the authority.

Administering agency

NSW Ministry of Health

Legal and Regulatory Services Branch

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Unit

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:

Duty Pharmaceutical Officer

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Unit

Legal and Regulatory Services Branch

NSW Ministry of Health

Operating address: 100 Christie Street
St Leonards, New South Wales 2065
Phone: 02 9391 9944
Fax: 02 9424 5860
Email: MOH-PharmaceuticalServices@health.nsw.gov.au