01 Jun 2017
House of Representatives
Before House of Representatives
Part of a package of six bills to establish a new national regulatory scheme for industrial chemicals, the bill amends the
Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 to: amend the definition of a new synthetic polymer to align it with international approaches to regulation; amend the notification requirements for new chemicals; exempt polymers of low concern from notification requirements; remove certain annual reporting requirements; and make consequential amendments.