Public consultation forecast

The table below sets out our current and planned public consultations on:

  • the implementation of the NICNAS reforms (listed as reforms)
  • existing risk assessment and regulatory processes (listed as non-reforms).

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Public consultations

ConsultationOpensClosesTypeTiming subject to Parliamentary Approval of Reforms Legislation?Further informationContact
‘Excluded Use’ ChemicalsongoingTBA 2019Non-reformsNo

Chemicals we believe have no industrial uses in Australia (i.e. are excluded under the ICNA act) have been published on our website.

We are asking for feedback on any possible industrial uses for chemicals in this list.

imap@nicnas.gov.au
Proposal for deletion of wrongly included chemicals — August Chemical Gazette7 August 201808 November 2018Non-reformsNo - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA ActThis consultation has been published in the August 2018 Chemical Gazette.aics.officer@nicnas.gov.au
Proposal for deletion of wrongly included chemicals — September Chemical Gazette4 September 20185 December 2018Non-reformsNo - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA ActThis consultation has been published in the September 2018 Chemical Gazette.aics.officer@nicnas.gov.au
Masking chemical names for confidentiality - AICIS approved chemical names (AACNs)27 September 201826 October 2018ReformsYesWe are consulting on the guidance we have developed for the use of generic chemical names.NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au
Information requirements for assessment certificate applications 27 September 201826 October 2018ReformsYesWe are seeking your feedback on the level and types of information that you will be required to provide when applying for a certificate under the proposed new scheme - see this draft guidance.NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au
IMAP Tranche 2526 October 201821 December 2018Non-reformsNo - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA ActInterested parties will be invited to comment on the assessment outcomes of IMAP Tranche - 25.imap@nicnas.gov.au
Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) report - Decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE) TBA  TBA  Non-reforms No - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA Act  Online publication of PEC report - public consultation period. imap@nicnas.gov.au
Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) report - Tetrabromo bisphenol A (TBBPA) TBA               TBA Non-reforms No - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA Act Online publication of PEC report - public consultation period. imap@nicnas.gov.au

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Last update 14 June 2017