NICNAS

Who are the NICNAS (National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme)?
The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) helps protect the Australian people and the environment by assessing the risks...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 11:09 AM
What is the NICNAS website (National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme)
www.nicnas.gov.au
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 9:13 AM
What is deemed to be a cosmetic by NICNAS (National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme)?
A cosmetic is a substance that is designed to be used on any external part of the human body—or inside the mouth—to change its odours, change its appearance...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 11:06 AM
Who does not need to register with NICNAS?
You don’t need to register with us if you only do one or both of the following: Resell soap that you bought from an Australian supplier or manufacturer...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 11:07 AM
The process you use to make your soap
Soap making processesDescription of processDo I need to register?Cold-processChemical reaction – saponificationYesHot-processChemical reaction – saponifica...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 11:08 AM
Who needs to check the AICS (chemical inventory)?
All soap makers must check that every ingredient in their soap is on the chemical inventory Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS) and whether t...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 11:10 AM
Who needs to register with NICNAS
You need to register your business with NICNAS if you: make soaps in Australia by a process involving a chemical reaction — for example saponification us...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 11:09 AM
Who needs to comply with the Cosmetics Standard?
If your soap is an anti-acne or anti-bacterial skin product you will also need to comply the Cosmetics Standard 2007.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 9:17 AM
Laws that apply to Soap Makers other than NICNAS
All soap makers and/or importers must also comply with other laws regarding cosmetics, including: the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission'...
Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 at 3:37 PM
Mandatory standard for ingredient labelling
All suppliers – including manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers – must comply with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's ...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 11:47 AM