National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme
National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) is a statutory scheme that registers introducers of industrial chemicals, assesses industrial chemicals for their risks to human health and the environment and, where relevant, makes recommendations to regulatory authorities regarding risk mitigation. Departmental staff administer the scheme, under the direction of the Director of NICNAS, who is a statutory office-holder.
Type of Body
E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
No, but noted in parent's annual report
17 July 1990