Registration of a business that imports industrial chemicals

This is relevant to any business that imports cosmetics or ingredients to be used in cosmetics. This summary guide explains who must register, and which chemicals do not require categorisation and registration.    Source: AICIS

 

List of chemicals added to the Inventory during May 2021

10 chemicals listed by name and CAS numbers.    Source: AICIS

 

Banned or restricted chemicals

In Australia, there is no single list of banned or restricted chemicals that you can view or download. Bans and restrictions on chemicals and consumer product ingredients – including cosmetics – are regulated by each state and territory authority. This guide lists a number of sources of chemical legislation.    Source: AICIS

 

Cosmetics and therapeutics

Products are determined to be either ‘cosmetics’ or ‘therapeutic goods’ based on three factors:

  • the primary use of the product
  • the ingredients in the product
  • the claims made about the product

A cosmetic product is a substance designed to be used on any external part of the body – or inside the mouth – to change its odour or appearance, cleanse it, keep it in good condition or protect it.    Source: AICIS

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