Manufacturers should also review requirements for the Chemicals Weapons Convention Office
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|INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS||AGRICULTURAL & VETERINARY CHEMICALS||MEDICINE & MEDICINAL PRODUCTS||FOOD ADDITIVES|
Industrial Chemicals Notification & Assessment Scheme
(NICNAS) within NOHSC
|National Registration Authority (NRA) for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals||Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)||Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA)|
|MINISTRY||Employment, Workplace Relations & Small Business||Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry||Health & Aged Care||Health & Aged Care|
|SCOPE||Assessment only, not registration based||Assessment & Product Registration||Assessment & Product Registration||Assessment & Product|
|RELEVANT LEGISLATION||Industrial Chemicals (Notification & Assessment) Act 1989||Agricultural & Veterinary Chemicals (Code) Act 1994 Agricultural & Veterinary Chemicals Administration Act 1994||Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 Food Standards Code||Australia New Zealand Food Authority Act 1994|
|ABOUT THE CHEMICALS||Industrial chemicals include dyes, solvents, adhesives, plastics, laboratory chemicals, paints, cleaning products and cosmetics & toiletries.||Agricultural products include those destroy, repel pests or plants. Veterinary Products are used to prevent, diagnose, or treat diseases in animals.||Therapeutic goods include prescription and non-prescription (OTC) medicines. OTCs include complementary medicines (herbals, vitamins, minerals and homeopathic preparations), and some sterilants and disinfectants.||Chemicals
are added to food for a number of. reasons, for instance as a processing
agent, preservative or as a flavouring or colouring.
These are known as food additives.