Past consultations

Assessment certificate applications under the reforms

This reforms consultation on requirements for the proposed new scheme. We sought feedback on the amount and types of information that you will be required to provide when applying for an assessment certificate for an unlisted chemical introduction under the proposed new scheme, the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme.

  • Consultation opened on 27 September 2018.
  • The public comment period ended on 26 October 2018.

Using AICIS approved chemicals names for protecting confidentiality

This  reforms consultation on guidance for the proposed new scheme. We sought feedback on the clarity of the guidance and our approach to masking a chemical name.

  • Consultation opened on 27 September 2018.
  • The public comment period ended on 26 October 2018.

Draft secondary notification

Draft secondary notification assessment on ethanaminium, 2-hydroxy-N,N-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-N-methyl-, esters with C16-18 and C18-unsatd. fatty acids, Me sulfates (salts) was available for public comment until 4 September 2018.

Interested parties were invited to comment on the draft secondary notification assessment report on ethanaminium, 2-hydroxy-N,N-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-N-methyl-, esters with C16-18 and C18-unsatd. fatty acids, Me sulfates (salts) (CAS No. 157905-74-3).

This draft secondary notification with guidance and additional information is available in the August 2018 Chemical Gazette.


IMAP Tranche 24

  • Interested parties were invited to comment on the assessment outcomes of IMAP—Tranche 24 reports published on 29 June 2018.
  • The public comment period closed on 24 August 2018.

Draft Industrial Chemical Rules and Categorisation Guidelines


IMAP Tranche 23

  • Interested parties were invited to comment on the assessment outcomes of IMAP—Tranche 23 reports published on 2 March 2018.
  • The public comment period closed on 11 May 2018.

Rotterdam Convention Annex III proposed additions - call for information

NICNAS was seeking information on the industrial use of tributyl tin compounds and short chain chlorinated paraffins following their addition to the industrial use category in Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention.


Draft Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS) 2018-2019

  • Consultation closed on 4 May 2018.
  • The final CRIS is now available (includes our responses to stakeholder comments).

Last update 27 October 2018