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...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 9:12 AM
Who regulates the ingredients in soaps?
NICNAS (National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme). In Australia, ingredients in soaps are regulated as industrial chemicals by NICNA...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 9:09 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 or preparation that is for use on any external part of the human body—or inside the mouth—to change its appearance, cl...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 9:13 AM
Who does not need to register with NICNAS?
You do not need to register with NICNAS if you only make soaps in Australia without a chemical reaction by mixing or blending ingredients purchased from an ...
Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 at 3:36 PM
What is mixing and blending?
Using products such as soap bases, glycerin blocks and melt and pour bases may not involve a chemical reaction because the saponification reaction has alread...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 9:14 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...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 9:32 AM
What is saponification?
Saponification involves the hydrolysis reaction of an animal or vegetable fat with an alkali, such as sodium hydroxide, also known as lye or caustic soda. ...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 9:16 AM
Who needs to register with NICNAS
You need to register with NICNAS if you do any of the following activities for commercial purposes: make soaps in Australia by a process involving a chemi...
Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 at 3:35 PM
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 th...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 9:17 AM