Controlled use permit
Controlled use permits are issued for the introduction of low-risk new chemicals used in highly controlled circumstances for a maximum of 3 years (note certain prescribed criteria apply). There is no volume restriction.
A CUP can be renewed any number of times, provided it meets the required criteria.
Controlled use eligibility criteria
Read about the required criteria to apply for a controlled use permit including information about hazard classifications and classes.
Controlled use exposure criteria
Information about occupational health and safety, public health and environmental exposure criteria when applying for a controlled use permit.
Controlled use exposure scenarios
NICNAS has developed these 2 controlled use scenarios in consultation with industry. They generally apply to industrial use only.
Controlled use permit application requirements
Application process including a summary of evidence required to address hazard criteria, assessment, permit conditions and permit holders' reporting responsibilities.
Last update 5 April 2019