Last update 7 April 2017

Disclaimer information for users of the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) website.

NICNAS aids in the protection of the Australian people and the environment by assessing the risks of industrial chemicals and providing information to promote their safe use. The content on this website is presented by NICNAS for this purpose, providing guidance on the following:

The website does not address the complexity of a particular circumstance.

We make every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate and comprehensive. We accept no responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of any of the information on, or accessed through, this website and make no representations about its suitability for any particular purpose. Before relying on the information for a specific purpose, you should obtain appropriate legal advice relevant to your circumstances.

We do not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage arising from use of, or reliance on, the information on this website, whether or not caused by any negligence on our part or the part of our agents.

Reports available on this website have been prepared by us using a range of sources, including information from databases maintained by third parties, which include data supplied by industry. We have not verified and cannot guarantee the correctness of all information obtained from those databases. We cannot guarantee, and we assume no legal liability or responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, completeness or interpretation of the information available on this website.

Content may include the views or recommendations of third parties and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

Online services

It is your responsibility to give us correct and complete information. The ICNA Act and Regulations prescribe penalties for making false or misleading statements.

We will make reasonable efforts to ensure our online services are provided continuously, with minimal disruption for system maintenance or fixing faults.

We will use all reasonable actions to ensure that our online services and your information is not compromised. However, we cannot guarantee that no harmful surreptitious code or contaminants, including viruses, bugs, spyware, malware or adware, will enter the online services we provide.

We recommend the use of appropriate and up-to-date firewall and anti-virus software to protect your computer systems.

We accept no liability or responsibility for any interference with, or damage to, your computer, software or data occurring as a result of accessing our online services.

We may sever links to a website or system outside our control if it compromises online services we provide.

Your use of this website will be logged for the purpose of security and usage monitoring.

Unauthorised use of this website could result in criminal prosecution.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites that are external to NICNAS. We take reasonable care in selecting linking websites but accept no responsibility for material on a website that is linked to this site. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

Links to external websites are provided for your convenience and do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any third party products or services offered by virtue of any information, material or content linked from or to this site. When using links provided by this site, you are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the site they visit.

Views or recommendations provided in linked sites may include the views or recommendations of third parties and do not necessarily reflect those of the Australian Government or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

If you feel our information does not fully cover your circumstances, or you are unsure how it applies to you, contact us.

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