1080 Poison Manufacture and Supply Licence - Victoria

Description

You will require this authorisation if you intend to manufacture, 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.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must either:

  • be registered as a manufacturer by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Austhority (AVPMA) for manufacturing 1080 aqueous solution
  • 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 Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) 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. Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

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).

Duration

Annual.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Please see the attached fee schedule.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All 1080 Poisons Control Plan - Manufacture and Sell or Supply by Wholesale - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Licence Application Form - Manufacture and Sell or Supply by Retail (Opens in new window)
Apply All Licence Application Form - Manufacture and Sell or Supply by Wholesale (Opens in new window)
Apply All Application to Nominate a Responsible Person ??? Perishable 1080 Pest Animal Baits (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Regulations 2017 Victoria

Lodgement process

Apply

Please lodge your completed application, including all documentation, directly with the Agency.

Approval time

Please allow at least six weeks.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Medicines and Poisons Regulation

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:

Licensing

Medicines and Poisons Regulation

Department of Health and Human Services

Mailing address: GPO BOX 4057
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 364 545
Fax: 1300 360 830
Email: dpcs@dhhs.vic.gov.au
Website: Drugs and Poisons Regulation (Opens in new window)