Secondary notification assessment: D-glucitol, 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-, N-C10-16 acyl derivatives for public comment

The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) has conducted a secondary notification assessment of D-glucitol, 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-, N-C10-16 acyl derivatives (CAS No. 173145-38-5) under the Commonwealth Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989(ICNA Act). The agency declared a secondary notification requirement in the August 2016 Chemical Gazette because of: proposed reformulation in Australia; new uses in personal care and household cleaning products; proposed significant increases in import volume; and newly available toxicity studies. The original assessment was for use in finished domestic dishwashing solutions without prior reformulation. NICNAS has released its draft assessment report: Draft assessment report on D-glucitol, 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-, N-C10-16 acyl derivatives. The secondary notification report is an evaluation of the relevant information on the potential human health and environmental risks that may be associated with exposure to the notified chemical. Based on the assessment findings, NICNAS is recommending to Safe Work Australia that the notified chemical be classified and labelled according to the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) as: serious damage to eyes; and acute aquatic toxicity. In addition, the agency is recommending that the Delegate (and/or the Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling) consider the notified chemical for listing on the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons (SUSMP). A request to vary the report may be made at this stage (Download the Application for Variation (Form 4a)) When requesting the variation, you: should outline any amendment or change(s) requested; must identify the exact words, sentences or paragraphs in the report to be varied. You must also provide any replacement words, sentences or paragraphs; must explain the rationale behind the request and include any relevant references. Submit requests to NICNAS by close of business on 5 May 2017. There are no extensions to this statutory deadline.

NICNAS Chemical Gazette, 4 April 2017 ; ;