|Document ID (ISN)||57004|
|Convention or series no.
||Act No.8 of 1990; Statutory Rules 1990 No.231
||Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 and Regulations [Australia]
||Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, 1990. iv, 42 + 10p.
||The main purpose of the Act is to establish a national system for the notification and assessment of industrial chemicals. Contents: definitions; setting up of an Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (which would include a confidential section in order to protect industrial secrets) to be maintained by the Environment Department; assessment and notification of new chemicals; issuing of permits; acceptance of assessment conducted in an Australian State or Territory or in another country; declaration of priority existing chemicals (i.e. chemicals judged by the Director of Chemicals notification and Assessment to have harmful health or environmental effects); prohibition of certain priority existing chemicals. The Regulations contain details about the kind of data considered as "basic information" about a chemical and various administrative arrangements.
||dangerous substances; notification of dangerous substances; chemical hazards; hazard evaluation; Australia
||prohibition of use; law
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Australia|
|Broad subject area(s)