New chemicals reported

Last update 30 November 2016

Section 21 of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 (the Act) allows for the introduction of new chemicals into Australia provided the chemicals meet certain requirements stipulated in subsections 21(4) and 21(6) of the Act. New chemicals which satisfy the requirements of subsections 21(4) and 21(6) are exempt from the notification requirements of the legislation.

The following links provide information by reporting year including summaries of the exemption categories and their criteria for use.

2015-2016 information

2014-2015 information