Authorisation to Use, Handle or Store Prohibited and Restricted Carcinogens - Northern Territory


You will need this authorisation if you intend to work with prohibited and restricted carcinogens. The following chemicals are classified as prohibited and restricted carcinogens.

Prohibited Carcinogens:

  • 2-acetylaminofluorene [53-96-3]
  • aflatoxins
  • 4-aminodiphenyl [92-67-1]
  • aenzidine [92-87-5] and its salts (including benzidine dihydrochloride [531-85-1])
  • bis(chloromethyl) ether [542-88-1]
  • chloromethyl methyl ether [107-30-2] (technical grade which contains bis(chloromethyl) ether)
  • 4-dimethylaminoazobenzene [60-11-7] (dimethyl yellow)
  • 2-naphthylamine [91-59-8] and its salts
  • 4-nitrodiphenyl [92-93-3].

Restricted Carcinogens:

  • acrylonitrile [107-13-1]
  • benzene [71-43-2]
  • cyclophosphamide [50-18-0]
  • 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine [91-94-1] and its salts (including 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine dihydrochloride [612-83-9])
  • diethyl sulfate [64-67-5]
  • dimethyl sulfate [77-78-1]
  • ethylene dibromide [106-93-4]
  • 4,4'-methylene bis(2-chloroaniline) [101-14-4] MOCA
  • 3-propiolactone [57-57-8] (Beta-propiolactone)
  • o-toluidine [95-53-4] and o-Toluidine hydrochloride [636-21-5]
  • vinyl chloride monomer [75-01-4].

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The authorisation is of unlimited duration unless cancelled by the Regulator.


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