Consultation Paper 2

Last update 17 February 2016

Implementing reforms to the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme

February 2016

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Contents

Foreword
Part A – Background and purpose of this Consultation Paper
Part B – Key outcomes of Consultation Paper 1
Part C – Key changes since Consultation Paper 1
Part D – Impact of the reforms and changes in terminology
Part E – Categorisation of new chemicals and the risk matrices
Part F – Use of international information and assessments
Part G – Exempted and Reported chemicals (previously Class 1 and 2)
Part H – Assessed chemicals (previously Class 3)
Part I – NICNAS initiated assessments
Part J – The Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)
Part K – Treatment of confidential commercial information
Part L – Audit and monitoring
Attachment A – Revised risk matrices
Attachment B – Proposed information (data) requirements for risk matrices
Attachment C – Example of endpoint for health matrix
Attachment D – Example of endpoint for environment matrix
Abbreviated and defined terms