New video explains the basics of AICIS registration

This 2-minute video explains when you do – and don't – need to register your business with AICIS, and gives a quick overview of the fees and charges.    Source: AICIS

 

AICIS Consultation on proposed amendments to the General Rules

Includes clarifying criteria for industrial chemicals introduced at the nanoscale - declarations about data ownership - annual declarations - clarifying record-keeping for listed introductions, specified classes, designated releases to the environment, internationally-assessed - the authorisation process for movement of industrial chemicals into or out of Australia that are subject to the Rotterdam Convention - transitional provisions.    Source: AICIS

 

Annual declaration for all introducers

This is a declaration you make about the industrial chemicals you imported or manufactured during the previous registration year. AICIS has produced a video to explain what is required and how to lodge a declaration.    Source: AICIS

 

Chemicals added to the Inventory 5 years after issue of assessment

Six chemicals added in August 2021.    Source: AICIS

 

Correction of chemical names

Over 100 chemicals have had their names updated during August 2021.    Source: AICIS

 

New Zealand news

Social media “influencers”: The advertising Standards Authority has released a reporting process for advertising breaches. Advertising content must be clearly identified no matter where it is published.    Source: ASA.

 

Country of origin breach: New Zealand Health Food Company Ltd​ has been fined $377,000 after pleading guilty to engaging in conduct liable to mislead the public about the origin of ingredients in its royal jelly supplements. The royal jelly in the supplements came from China. Most of the other ingredients were sourced from countries other than New Zealand, including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Papua New Guinea, North America, and Samoa. The royal jelly was put into capsules and packaged in New Zealand, the commission found.    Source: Commerce Commission of New Zealand.

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