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Chemicals added to the Inventory following issue of assessment certificate (early listing) - 5 March 2024

The following industrial chemicals have been added to the Australian Inventory of Industrial Chemicals in accordance with section 83 of the Industrial Chemicals Act 2019. 

Chemicals added to the inventory following issue of assessment certificate

AICIS Approved Chemical Name (AACN)Glycine, N-methyl-N-[(9Z)-1-oxo-9-alkenyl]-, calcium salt (2:1)
Defined Scope of Assessment

The chemical was assessed as an additive in lubricant products for use only in an industrial setting by workers.
It can be imported into Australia:

  • at up to 10 tonnes each year;
  • as an additive in lubricant products with a concentration up to 1%.
Listing date13 February 2024
CAS number1245725-35-2
Chemical nameCyclopentanol, 2-methyl-5-(1-methylethyl)-, 1-propanoate
Molecular formulaC12H22O2
Defined Scope of Assessment

The chemical has been assessed:

  • as imported into Australia at up to 1 tonne/year
  • as imported in fragrance formulations at up to 1% concentration for local reformulation into finished cosmetic and household products 
  • as imported or reformulated as a component of finished cosmetic and households products at up to:
    • 0.01% concentration in leave-on and rinse-off cosmetic products (including non-spray deodorants), hair dye, washing and cleaning household products, polishes and wax blends, and air fresheners (instant action)
    • 0.1% concentration in fine fragrances
    • 0.3% concentration in air fresheners (continuous action)
Listing date16 February 2024
CAS number1917323-93-3
Chemical nameL-Lysine, N-(3-carboxy-1-oxopropyl) derivs., calcium salts
Molecular formulaUnspecified
Defined Scope of Assessment

The chemical has been assessed:

  • as imported into Australia at up to 10 tonnes/year
  • as imported neat for local reformulation into construction chemical products at a concentration of up to 5% for use only by professional workers
  • as imported as a component of finished end-use construction chemicals products at up to 5% concentration for use only by professional workers
Listing date26 February 2024
CAS number1917323-94-4
Chemical nameL-Lysine, N-(3-carboxy-1-oxopropyl) derivs., sodium salts
Molecular formulaUnspecified
Defined Scope of Assessment

The chemical has been assessed:

  • as imported into Australia at up to 10 tonnes/year
  • as imported neat for local reformulation into construction chemical products at up to 5% concentration for use by professional workers
  • as imported as finished end-use construction chemical products containing the assessed chemical at up to 5% concentration for use by professional workers
Listing date26 February 2024
AICIS Approved Chemical Name (AACN)2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, Cx-y-alkyl esters, polymers with N-[(dialkylamino)alkyl]-2-methyl-2-propenamide, alkyl methacrylate, alkyl methacrylate and stearyl methacrylate
Defined Scope of Assessment

The chemical has been assessed:

  • as a polymer that meets the polymer of low concern (PLC) definition (Schedule 2 of the Industrial Chemicals (General) Rules 2019) and
  • as a polymer that is not a high molecular weight polymer that has lung overloading potential (within the meaning given by the Industrial Chemicals Categorisation Guidelines)
  • as an ingredient for driveline and engine oils in automotives 
Listing date26 February 2024
CAS number3017933-60-4
Chemical name2(3H)-Furanone, 5-(6-hepten-1-yl)dihydro-, (5S)-
Molecular formulaC11H18O2
Defined Scope of Assessment

The chemical has been assessed:

  • as a fragrance component imported into Australia at up to 1 tonne/year
  • as imported in fragrance formulations at up to 1% concentration for local reformulation into cosmetics and household products in continuous action air fresheners at up to 0.5% concentration, in fine fragrances and in instant action air fresheners at up to 0.2% concentration, and in other cosmetic and household products at up to 0.02% concentration
  • as imported in finished products for sale in continuous action air fresheners at up to 0.5% concentration, in fine fragrances and in instant action air fresheners at up to 0.2% concentration, and in other cosmetic and household products at up to 0.02% concentration
Listing date28 February 2024
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