New chemicals reported

The ICNA Act allows manufacturers and/or importers to introduce new chemicals into Australia (section 21) provided the chemicals meet certain requirements - detailed in subsections 21(4) and 21(6) of the Act. New chemicals which satisfy these are exempt from notification requirements of the legislation.

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

2017-2018 information

2016-2017 information

2015-2016 information

2014-2015 information

Last update 4 September 2018