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This list of manufactured or imported new industrial chemicals in Australia is published under section 38(5)(d) of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989.

List of new manufactured or imported industrial chemicals
Reference numberApplicantChemical or trade nameHazardous substancesIntroduction volume (kg)Use
PLC1452 [PDF 75 KB]Clariant (Australia) Pty LtdPolymer in Dodiflow 4700 Raw and Dodiflow 4700-1No≤ 5 tonnes per annumComponent of diesel fuel
PLC/1467 [PDF 73 KB]HP PPS Australia Pty LtdHP 3D HR TPA FlexNo≤ 100 tonnes per annumPolymer for 3D printing 
STD1635 [PDF 190 KB]Merck Pty LtdPolymer in Durazane 1500Yes< 100 tonnes per annumComponent of industrial coatings
STD/1626 [PDF 323 KB]Clariant (Australia) Pty. Ltd.DMG 100ND≤ 50 tonnes per annumComponent of water-based architectural paints
LTD/2006 [PDF 346 KB]Symrise Pty LtdEthanone, 1-(2-benzofuranyl)-Yes< 1 tonne per annumFragrance ingredient 
PLC/1473 [PDF 85 KB]Canon Australia Pty Ltd NT-83No≤ 200 tonnes per annumComponent of a toner for photocopiers and printers
STD/1629 [PDF 289 KB]Brenntag Australia Pty Ltd  Chemical in Perform LF SoftYes≤ 50 tonnes per annumA flame retardant treatment for textiles
STD/1629 [PDF 289 KB]Cytec Australia Holdings Pty Ltd  Chemical in Perform LF SoftYes≤ 50 tonnes per annumA flame retardant treatment for textiles
PLC/1471 [PDF 87 KB]Baker Hughes Australia Pty LimitedPolymer in FL-66LNo≤ 20 tonnes per annumAdditive in cement for oil and gas well casings
PLC/1468 [PDF 93 KB]BASF Australia LtdPolymer in Acronal EDGE 4750No≤ 1500 tonnes per annumA component of paints
LTD/2020 [PDF 179 KB]BASF Australia LtdPolymer in Efka FA 4609Yes≤ 60 tonnes per annumComponent of industrial paints and inks
STD/1630 [PDF 425 KB]Lanxess Solutions Australia Pty LtdAmides, tallow, N,N-bis(2-hydroxypropyl)ND≤ 100 tonnes per annumComponent of motor oil
STD/1638 [PDF 258 KB]Newpark Drilling Fluids (Australia) LtdAcidgen FG3Yes< 110 tonnes per annumFilter cake breaker for off-shore oil and gas well drilling
PLC/1470 [PDF 79 KB]Rust-Oleum Australia Pty LtdPolymer in Beckosol® 3758-M-85No≤ 5 tonnes per annumComponent of wood coatings
PLC/1476 [PDF 69 KB]Scott Chemicals Australia Pty LtdPolymer in Alberdingk® AC 3660No< 15 tonnes per annumComponent of furniture and floor coatings
STD/1633 [PDF 321 KB] Lubrizol International Inc Z-181ND≤ 70 tonnes per annumComponent of  metalworking fluids
PLC/1475 [PDF 77 KB]Axalta Coating Systems Australia Pty LtdPolymer in RC-49813No≤ 150 tonnes per annumComponent of industrial and automotive paints

ND: Based on the information available, the notified chemical cannot be classified according to the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), as adopted for industrial chemicals in Australia.

Last update 3 April 2018