Controlled use permits in force as at September 2019

A list of chemicals with controlled use permits in force, and the conditions of use to which those permits are subject, is published once a year under s22N of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989.

Permit number

Permit holder

Chemical or trade name

Hazardous substance

Introduction volume (kg)

Use

Duration (months)

Permit issued

CUP 25

PPG Industries Australia Pty Ltd

Polymer in HE-37-5895

ND

10000

Component of aerosol can coatings

36

1/12/16

Conditions

  1. The total quantity of the notified polymer introduced into Australia must not exceed 10000 kg per annum for the currency of this permit.
  2. This permit will remain in force for 36 months from the date of granting of the application.
  3. Use of the polymer under this permit must be in accordance with all relevant State or Territory OHS, environmental and poisons legislation.
  4. Use of the polymer under this permit should be in accordance with the controls specified in the application.
  5. Where a suitable and sufficient workplace risk assessment indicates that additional control measures to those stated in the application are necessary, these should be implemented to prevent, or where this is not practicable, minimize the risks to human health. Adequate control of exposure to workers should be in accordance with the hierarchy of controls.
    a. Automated and enclosed processes should be used (where possible);
    b. Good personal hygiene measures should be implemented when handling the polymer;
    c. Appropriate industrial clothing, impervious gloves and appropriate eye protection must be worn by workers when handling products containing the polymer.
  6. The (M)SDS is to be made available at all sites where the polymer is used.
  7. If products and mixtures containing the polymer are classified as hazardous to health in accordance with the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) as adopted for industrial chemicals in Australia, workplace practices and control procedures consistent with provisions of State and Territory hazardous substances legislation should be in operation.
  8. Disposal of waste should be in accordance with Local, State and Federal government regulations.
  9. Under subsection 22H of the Act, the permit holder will notify the Director in writing within 28 days of becoming aware of any of the following circumstances:
    a. the function or use of the polymer has changed, or is likely to change, significantly;
    b. the method of manufacture has changed or is likely to change; and
    c. the permit holder has become aware of additional information relating to adverse effects of the polymer.
  10. Under Sections 40K and 40N of the Act, the permit holder is required to:
    a. keep records to support any statement made in or in connection with this application for a permit, for 5 years from the date this permit was issued; and
    b. provide an annual report to the Director during the currency of this permit stating the name and volume of the chemical, together with any new adverse effect of the chemical on occupational health and safety, public health or the environment. The annual report for the registration year ending 31 August must be provided by 28 September of the following registration year.

Permit number

Permit holder

Chemical or trade name

Hazardous substance

Introduction volume (kg)

Use

Duration (months)

Permit issued

CUP 26

PPG Industries Australia Pty Ltd

Propanal, 3-hydroxy-2,2-dimethyl-

Yes

<10000

A component for polymer manufacture

36

8/2/17

Conditions

  1. The total quantity of the chemical imported into Australia must not exceed 10000 kg per annum for the currency of this permit.
  2. This permit will remain in force for 36 months from the date of granting of the application.
  3. Use of the chemical under this permit must be in accordance with all relevant State or Territory OHS, environmental and poisons legislation.
  4. Use of the chemical under this permit should be in accordance with the controls specified in the application.
  5. Where a suitable and sufficient workplace risk assessment indicates that additional control measures to those stated in the application are necessary, these should be implemented to prevent, or where this is not practicable, minimise the risks to human health. Adequate control of exposure to workers should be in accordance with the hierarchy of controls.
    - Automated and enclosed processes should be used (where possible);
    - Good personal hygiene measures should be implemented when handling the chemical;
    - Appropriate industrial clothing, impervious gloves and appropriate eye protection must be worn by workers when handling products containing the chemical.
  6. The SDS is to be made available at all sites where the chemical is used.
  7. If products and mixtures containing the chemical are classified as hazardous to health in accordance with the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) as adopted for industrial chemicals in Australia, workplace practices and control procedures consistent with provisions of State and Territory hazardous substances legislation should be in operation.
  8. Disposal of waste should be in accordance with Local, State and Federal government regulations.
  9. Under subsection 22H of the Act, the permit holder will notify the Director in writing within 28 days of becoming aware of any of the following circumstances:
    a. the function or use of the chemical has changed, or is likely to change, significantly;
    b. the chemical has begun to be manufactured in Australia; and
    c. the method of manufacture has changed or is likely to change; and
    d. the permit holder has become aware of additional information relating to adverse effects of the chemical.
  10. Under Sections 40K and 40N of the Act, the permit holder is required to:
    a. keep records to support any statement made in or in connection with this application for a permit, for 5 years from the date this permit was issued; and
    b. provide an annual report to the Director during the currency of this permit stating the name and volume of the chemical, together with any new adverse effect of the chemical on occupational health and safety, public health or the environment. The annual report for the registration year ending 31 August must be provided by 28 September of the following registration year.

Permit number

Permit holder

Chemical or trade name

Hazardous substance

Introduction volume (kg)

Use

Duration (months)

Permit issued

EOP 23

FC Five Pty Ltd

6,8-Dioxabicyclo[3.2.1]octan-4-one, (1S,5R)-

Yes

50000

Solvent and chemical intermediate

36

4/4/17

Conditions

  1. The total quantity of the notified chemical introduced into Australia must not exceed 50000 kg per annum for the currency of this permit.
  2. The entire quantity of the notified chemical introduced into Australia must be exported.
  3. The permit will remain in force for 36 months from the date of granting of the application.
  4. Use of the chemical under this permit must be in accordance with all relevant State or Territory OHS, environmental and poisons legislation.
  5. Use of the chemical under this permit should be in accordance with the controls specified in the application.
  6. Where a suitable and sufficient workplace risk assessment indicates that additional control measures to those stated in the application are necessary, these should be implemented to prevent, or where this is not practicable, minimise the risks to human health. Adequate control of exposure to workers should be in accordance with the hierarchy of controls.
  7. The SDS is to be made available at all sites where the chemical is used.
  8. Disposal of waste should be in accordance with Local, State and Federal government regulations.
  9. The produced organic waste water constituents must be disposed in accordance with Local, State and Federal government regulations.
  10. Under subsection 22H of the Act, the permit holder will notify the Director in writing within 28 days of becoming aware of any of the following circumstances:
    a. the function or use of the chemical has changed, or is likely to change, significantly; or
    b. the method of manufacture has changed or is likely to change; or
    c. the permit holder has become aware of additional information relating to adverse effects of the chemical.
  11. Under Sections 40K and 40N of the Act, the permit holder is required to:
    a. keep records to support any statement made in or in connection with this application for a permit, for 5 years from the date this permit was issued; and
    b. provide an annual report to the Director during the currency of this permit stating the name and volume of the chemical, together with any new adverse effect of the chemical on occupational health and safety, public health or the environment. The annual report for the registration year ending 31 August must be provided by 28 September of the following registration year.

Permit number

Permit holder

Chemical or trade name

Hazardous substance

Introduction voluem (kg)

Use

Duration (months)

Permit issued

EOP 25

Cap-XX (Australia) Pty Ltd

Cap-XX Salt in High Temperature Electrolyte

Yes

≤ 1000

Component of an energy storage device

36

3/10/17

Conditions

  1. The total quantity of the notified chemical introduced into Australia must not exceed 1000 kg per annum for the currency of this permit.
  2. The entire quantity of the notified chemical introduced into Australia must be exported.
  3. The permit will remain in force for 36 months from the date of granting of the application.
  4. Use of the chemical under this permit must be in accordance with all relevant State or Territory OHS, environmental and poisons legislation.
  5. Use of the chemical under this permit should be in accordance with the controls specified in the application.
  6. Where a suitable and sufficient workplace risk assessment indicates that additional control measures to those stated in the application are necessary, these should be implemented to prevent, or where this is not practicable, minimise the risks to human health. Adequate control of exposure to workers should be in accordance with the hierarchy of controls.
  7. The SDS is to be made available at all sites where the chemical is used.
  8. Disposal of waste should be in accordance with Local, State and Federal government regulations.
  9. Under subsection 22H of the Act, the permit holder will notify the Director in writing within 28 days of becoming aware of any of the following circumstances:
    a. the function or use of the chemical has changed, or is likely to change, significantly; or
    b. the chemical has begun to be manufactured in Australia; or
    c. the method of manufacture has changed or is likely to change; or
    d. the permit holder has become aware of additional information relating to the adverse effects of the chemical on occupational health and safety, public health or the environment.

Permit number

Permit holder

Chemical or trade name

Hazardous substance

Introduction volume (kg)

Use

Duration (months)

Permit issued

CUP 27

PPG Industries Australia Pty Ltd

Resin in ARADUR 100 XM 60 BD/ARADUR 100 BD/PPG2982-803A CPA

ND

< 2000

Component of surface coating for cans

36

10/5/18

Conditions

  1. The total quantity of the notified polymer introduced into Australia must not exceed 2000 kg per annum for the currency of this permit.
  2. Use of the polymer under this permit must be in accordance with all relevant State or Territory OHS, environmental and poisons legalisation.
  3. Use of the polymer under this permit should be in accordance with the controls specified in the application.
  4. The notified polymer, or materials containing the notified polymer, is not to be released to surface waters.
  5. Where a suitable and sufficient workplace risk assessment indicates that additional control measures to those stated in the application are necessary, these should be implemented to prevent, or where this is not practicable, minimise the risks to human health. Adequate control of exposure to workers should be in accordance with the hierarchy of controls:
    - Automated and enclosed processes should be used (where possible).
    - Good personal hygiene measures should be implemented when handling the notified polymer.
    - Appropriate industrial clothing, impervious gloves and appropriate eye protection must be worn by workers when handling products containing the notified polymer.
  6. The MSDS is to be made available at all sites where the polymer is used.
  7. If products and mixtures containing the notified polymer are classified as hazardous to health in accordance with the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) as adopted for industrial chemicals in Australia, workplace practices and control procedures consistent with provisions of State and Territory hazardous substances legislation should be in operation.
  8. Disposal of waste should be in accordance with Local, State and Federal government regulations.
  9. Under subsection 22H of the Act, the permit holder will notify the Director in writing within 28 days of becoming aware of any of the following circumstances:
    a. the function or use of the polymer has changed, or is likely to change, significantly; or
    b. the polymer has begun to be manufactured in Australia; or
    c. the permit holder has become aware of additional information relating to adverse effects of the polymer.
  10. Under Sections 40K and 40N of the Act, the permit holder is required to:
    a. keep records to support any statement made in or in connection with this application for a permit, for 5 years from the date this permit was issued; and
    b. provide an annual report to the Director during the currency of this permit stating the name and volume of the chemical, together with any new adverse effect of the chemical on occupational health and safety, public health or the environment. The annual report for the registration year ending 31 August must be provided by 28 September of the following registration year.

Permit number

Permit holder

Chemical or trade name

Hazardous substance

Introduction volume (kg)

Use

Duration (months)

Permit issued

EOP 28

Northern Minerals Limited

Carbonic acid, rare earth salts

ND*

≤ 1500000

Mineral product for overseas downstream processing

36

6/8/18

Conditions

  1. The total quantity of the notified chemical introduced into Australia must not exceed 1500 tonnes per annum for the currency of this permit.
  2. The entire quantity of the notified chemical introduced into Australia must be exported.
  3. The permit will remain in force for 36 months from the date of granting of the application.
  4. Manufacture of the chemical under this permit must be in accordance with all relevant State or Territory legislations, including Work, Health and Safety (WHS), radiation protection, environmental and poisons legislations.
  5. Manufacture of the chemical under this permit should be in accordance with the controls specified in the application, including
    a. physical barriers and specially designed equipment to reduce dust formation;
    b. active dust suppression during operations;
    c. dust monitoring.
  6. Where a suitable and sufficient workplace risk assessment indicates that additional control measures to those stated in the application are necessary, these should be implemented to prevent, or where this is not practicable, minimise the risks to human health. Adequate control of exposure to workers should be in accordance with the hierarchy of controls. In particular, the following personal protective equipment should be used by workers when handling products containing the notified chemical:
    a. protective clothing;
    b. chemical goggles or glasses;
    c. impervious gloves;
    d. respiratory protection.
  7. The SDS is to be made available at all sites where the chemical is manufactured or handled.
  8. Disposal of waste should be in accordance with Local, State and Federal government regulations.
  9. The permit holder must notify the Director in writing as soon as practical if the notified chemical is determined to be a radioactive chemical as defined in the industrial chemicals legislation.
  10. Under subsection 22H of the Act, the permit holder will notify the Director in writing within 28 days of becoming aware of any of the following circumstances:
    a. the function or use of the chemical has changed, or is likely to change, significantly; or
    b. the method of manufacture has changed or is likely to change; or
    c. the permit holder has become aware of additional information relating to adverse effects of the chemical.
  11. Under Sections 40K and 40N of the Act, the permit holder is required to:
    a. keep records to support any statement made in or in connection with this application for a permit, for 5 years from the date this permit was issued; and
    b. provide an annual report to the Director during the currency of this permit stating the name and volume of the chemical, together with any new adverse effect of the chemical on occupational health and safety, public health or the environment. The annual report for the registration year ending 31 August must be provided by 28 September of the following registration year.

Permit number

Permit holder

Chemical or trade name

Hazardous substance

Introduction volume (kg)

Use

Duration (months)

Permit issued

CUP 28

Ecolab Pty Ltd

Sulfonated oleic acid

Yes

<10000

Precursor in manufacture of sanitizing and bleaching agent

36

16/5/19

Conditions

  1. The total quantity of the notified chemical introduced into Australia must not exceed 10000 kg per annum for the currency of this permit.
  2. The permit will remain in force for 36 months from the date of granting of the application.
  3. Use of the chemical under this permit must be in accordance with all relevant State or Territory OHS, environmental and poisons legislation.
  4. Use of the chemical under this permit should be in accordance with the controls specified in the application.
  5. Where a suitable and sufficient workplace risk assessment indicates that additional control measures to those stated in the application are necessary, these should be implemented to prevent, or where this is not practicable, minimise the risks to human health. Adequate control of exposure to workers should be in accordance with the hierarchy of controls.
    - Automated and enclosed processes should be used (where possible);
    - Good personal hygiene measures should be implemented when handling the chemicals;
    - Appropriate industrial clothing, impervious gloves and appropriate eye protection must be worn by workers when handling products containing the chemical.
  6. The SDS is to be made available at all sites where the chemical is used.
  7. If products and mixtures containing the chemical are classified as hazardous to health in accordance with the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) as adopted for industrial chemicals in Australia, workplace practices and control procedures consistent with provisions of State and Territory hazardous substances legislation should be in operation.
  8. Waste materials containing the chemical should be disposed of in a manner to avoid any potential for human or environmental exposure.
  9. Disposal of waste should be in accordance with Local, State and Federal government regulations.
  10. Under subsection 22H of the Act, the permit holder will notify the Director in writing within 28 days of becoming aware of any of the following circumstances:
    a. the function or use of the chemical has changed, or is likely to change, significantly; or
    b. the chemical has begun to be manufactured in Australia; and
    c. the permit holder has become aware of additional information relating to adverse effects of the chemical.
  11. Under Sections 40K of the Act, the permit holder is required to keep records to support any statement made in or in connection with the application for the permit, for 5 years from the date the permit was issued.

Not determined (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 1 October 2019