Guide to categorising your chemical importation and manufacture

2021-11-23

All industrial chemical importers and manufacturers must categorise their chemical introduction. This step-by-step guide takes you through the process of categorisation.

 

Drawing on information in the IC Act, General Rules and the Industrial Chemicals Categorisation Guidelines, this practical step-by-step guide with supporting self-guided decision tools helps you categorise your chemical introduction as listed or exempted or reported or assessed.

 

In this guide

Before you start categorising your introduction

Step 0: Introductions that are in the listed category

Step 1: Introductions that cannot be exempted or reported

Step 2: Introductions that are automatically categorised as exempted

Step 3: Introductions that are automatically categorised as reported

Step 4: Work out your introduction’s risk to human health

Step 5: Work out your introduction’s risk to the environment

Step 6: Complete your categorisation

Appendix – In silico predictions for categorisation

Appendix – acceptable test guidelines for categorisation

 

 

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AICIS, 23 November 2021
; https://www.industrialchemicals.gov.au/help-and-guides/guide-categorising-your-chemical-importation-and-manufacture