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Request for information about products in the Trade Name Annex of the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances
Last update 6 September 2017
By this Notice issued pursuant to section 20AB of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 (the ICNA Act) the Director, National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) requests that he be provided with information on each industrial chemical making up each product listed in the Trade Names Annex (TNA) section of the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS).
Details of information required
The chemical identity of each industrial chemical making up a trade name product listed in the TNA of the AICS as at 7 March 2017.
For each industrial chemical making up a trade name product listed in the TNA of the AICS as at 7 March 2017, the following information on the chemical identity is required:
- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) name
- CAS number
- Molecular formula.
Product name changes
Where a product's name has changed and differs to that in the TNA, but the product has the same chemical ingredients as the product listed in the TNA, please provide the chemical composition of the rebranded product and details of when the product was rebranded.
Form in which the information is to be provided
Provide the required information for each trade name product contained on the TNA section of the AICS by completing Form AICS Trade Name Annex Product Details Lodgement [Word 74KB] together with Attachment to the AICS TNA form [Excel 22KB].
Alternatively, submit the information online.
How to submit information
Australian persons (whether individuals or corporate bodies) are to submit the required information in one of the following ways:
- by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- completion of the TNA online submission form
- by post to AICS Manager NICNAS GPO Box 58 Sydney NSW 2001
The information requested by this Notice must be given by 9 March 2018.
What will happen after the due date?
Any industrial chemical making up a trade name product that is not already included in the AICS may be so included.
Applications for confidential listing
Any such chemical may, on application to the Director, be included in the confidential section of the AICS if the Director is satisfied that:
- the publication of some or all of the chemical’s particulars could reasonably be expected to prejudice substantially the commercial interests of the person seeking that chemical’s inclusion in the confidential section of the AICS; and
- the prejudice outweighs the public interest in the publication of those particulars.
A person seeking to make an application for listing a chemical in the confidential section of the AICS should complete the application Application for listing on the confidential section of AICS (Form AICS-TNA Confidential) [Word 77 KB] and provide it to the Director.
Alternatively, you can apply online.
In general terms (and subject to specific provisions in the ICNA Act), if the Director receives the requested information about a trade name product by the due date, the Director shall:
- add the particulars of an industrial chemical making up a trade name product that is not already on the AICS to the AICS;
- remove the trade name product from the AICS.
The Director is not required and does not intend to publish the chemical composition of any of the trade name products. If the Director does not receive information about each chemical making up a trade name product by the due date, the Director must remove the trade name product from the AICS.
Giving false or misleading information is a serious offence
It is an offence under section 137.1 of the Criminal Code (the Schedule to the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth)), to provide false or misleading information, or omit any matter or thing without which the information is misleading to a Commonwealth entity or a to a person who is exercising powers or performing functions under, or in connection with, a law of the Commonwealth.