Changes to Inventory Listing for Santalum austrocaledonicum, etc. in Compliance with AICIS Regulations

News Date
December 18, 2023

The Australian Industrial Chemicals (AICIS) has changed the terms of the Inventory listing for Santalum austrocaledonicum, etc., in compliance with section 93 of the Industrial Chemicals Act 2019. The change was approved by the Executive Director on 14 December 2023 and published on 18 December 2023.The chemical has been previously assessed and is listed on the Australian Inventory of Industrial Chemicals. An introducer applied to vary the specific requirements to increase the allowable end-use concentration in cosmetic and household products from 0.1% to up to 5%.The chemical's function or use has changed significantly, the chemical has begun to be manufactured in Australia, and additional information has become available about its adverse effects on human health or the environment. The Executive Director will decide whether an evaluation of the introduction is required.

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