Tell us about your chemical introduction – secondary notification

Submit this form to tell us about your importation or manufacture (introduction) of a chemical. Completing this form helps you to meet your regulatory (secondary notification) obligations as an introducer.

Your secondary notification obligations are set out in our assessment report for the chemical. You can find the report by searching your chemical's CAS number on our website and clicking on the result under 'Assessments'. Some assessment reports are not available on our website due to confidentiality reasons. 

Learn more about secondary notification obligations for industrial chemical importers and manufacturers

Who should submit this form?

If you're importing or manufacturing a chemical in Australia that has secondary notification obligations and any of the following applies:

  • you can't find our assessment report for the chemical
  • you found our assessment report but you're unsure what to do next
  • you read our assessment report and you're uncertain whether your circumstances require secondary notification

Need help?

  • Call +61 (02) 8577 8800 or Freecall 1800 638 528 and ask about the 'secondary notification form'.
  • Complete our contact us form and select 'Secondary Notifications' in the Topic dropdown list.


This is the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) registered number for the chemical.

Select how much of your chemical will be manufactured or imported into Australia per year.

For example, 1%, 50%. If importing for the purpose of reformulating in Australia, give both the import concentration and end-product concentration.

Which category best describes how your chemical will be used? * Select all that apply.

Explain further about how your chemical will be used and what it does e.g. antioxidant, binder, catalyst, emollient, emulsifier, surfactant. Maximum 3000 characters.

Upload a file (Word, Excel, RTF, PDF, or image) if you'd like to give us information about this chemical's adverse effects to health or environment e.g. SDS, hazard data.

For example, information relating to specific secondary notification obligations described in the assessment report. Maximum 3000 characters.

Last update 24 May 2019