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Scheduling delegate's final decisions, June 2016

Scheduling of medicines and poisons

23 June 2016

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Part A - Final decisions on matters referred to an expert advisory committee

1. Scheduling proposals referred to the March 2016 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling (ACCS#16)

Summary of delegate's final decisions
Substance Final decision
Crystal violet and related dyes

Schedule 10 - New Entry

METHYLROSANILINIUM CHLORIDE (formerly known as crystal violet CAS No. 548-62-9) and the following TRIARYLMETHANE DYES- for use in hair dyes:

  • Acid Violet 49 (CAS No. 1694-09-3),
  • Ethyl Violet (CAS No. 2390-59-2),
  • Basic Blue 7 (CAS No. 2390-60-5),
  • Basic Blue 26 (CI 44045) (CAS No. 2580-56-5).

Schedule 6 - New Entries

METHYLROSANILINIUM CHLORIDE (formerly known as crystal violet CAS No. 548-62-9) and the following TRIARYLMETHANE DYES:

  • Acid Violet 49 (CAS No. 1694-09-3),
  • Ethyl Violet (CAS No. 2390-59-2),
  • Basic Blue 7 (CAS No. 2390-60-5),
  • Methylium, 4-(dimethylamino)phenylbis4-(ethylamino)-3-methylphenyl-, acetate (CAS No. 72102-55-7),

except when included in Schedule 4 or 10.

BASIC BLUE 26 (CAS No. 2580-56-5) except when used as a colourant in cosmetics not intended to be in contact with mucous membranes.

Index Entries:

Crystal violet - see methylrosanilinium chloride

Gentian violet - see methylrosanilinium chloride

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

Disperse yellow 3

Schedule 10 - New Entry

DISPERSE YELLOW 3 - for use in hair dyes.

Schedule 6 - New Entry

DISPERSE YELLOW 3 except when in Schedule 10.

Appendix E, Part 2 - New Entry

DISPERSE YELLOW 3.

Standard statements: A, S1.

Appendix F, Part 3 - New Entry

DISPERSE YELLOW 3.

Warning Statement: 28.

Safety direction: 4.

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

Chrysoidine base

Schedule 6 - New Entry

CHRYSOIDINE except when in Schedule 10.

Schedule 10 - New Entry

CHRYSOIDINE in preparations for use in hair dyes.

Appendix E, Part 3 - New Entry

CHRYSOIDINE.

Standard statements: A, S1, E1.

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

p-Aminophenol

Schedule 6 - New Entry

p-AMINOPHENOL except when used in hair dye and eyebrow/eyelash colouring products at a concentration of 1 per cent or less of p-aminophenol after mixing for use when the immediate container and primary pack are labelled with the following statements:

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN, and

WARNING - This product contains ingredients which may cause skin sensitisation to certain individuals. A preliminary test according to the accompanying directions should be made before use.

Written in letters not less than 1.5 mm in height.

Appendix E, Part 2 - New Entry

p-AMINOPHENOL.

Standard statements: A, S1.

Appendix F, Part 3 - New Entry

p-AMINOPHENOL.

Warning Statement: 28.

Implementation date: 1 June 2017.

2-Methylresorcinol

Schedule 6 - New Entry

2-METHYLRESORCINOL except:

  1. in non-oxidative hair dye preparations containing 1.8 per cent or less of 2-methylresorcinol when the immediate container and primary pack are labelled with the following statements:
    • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN, and
    • WARNING - This product must not be used for dyeing eyelashes or eyebrows; to do so may be injurious to the eye.
    • Written in letters not less than 1.5 mm in height; or
  2. in oxidative hair dye preparations containing 1.8 per cent or less of 2-methylresorcinol after mixing under oxidative conditions when the immediate container and primary pack are labelled with the following statements:
    • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN, and
    • WARNING - This product must not be used for dyeing eyelashes or eyebrows; to do so may be injurious to the eye.
    • Written in letters not less than 1.5 mm in height.

Appendix E, Part 2 - New Entry

2-METHYLRESORCINOL.

Standard statements: A, E1.

Appendix F, Part 3 - New Entry

2-ME Safety direction: 1.THYLRESORCINOL.

Safety direction: 1.

Implementation date: 1 June 2017.

2,4-Diamino-5-methylphenetole

Index - New Entry

2,4-DIAMINO-5-METHYLPHENETOLE
cross reference: PHENYLENEDIAMINES

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

2-chloro-5-nitro-N-hydroxyethyl p-phenylenediamine

Index - New Entry

2-CHLORO-5-NITRO-N-HYDROXYETHYL-p-PHENYLENEDIAMINE
cross reference: PHENYLENEDIAMINES

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

Bis-Isobutyl PEG/PPG-20/35/Amodimethicone Copolymer

Final decision has been deferred.

Propamocarb

Current listing of PROPAMOCARB (Schedule 5) remains appropriate.

Fluopicolide

Appendix B, Part 3 - New Entry

FLUOPICOLIDE.

Part 1 - Reasons for Entry - a) low toxicity.

Part 2 - Area of Use - 1.3.

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

Nonanoic acid (NNA)

Schedule 5 - New Entry

NONANOIC ACID except in preparations containing 10 per cent or less of nonanoic acid

Implementation date: 1 February 2017.

Di-Bak Parkinsonia

Schedule 5 - New Entries

LASIODIPLODIA PSEUDOTHEOBROMAE except when used as a herbicide in capsule preparations at a concentration of 16 CFU or less per capsule.

NEOSCYTALIDIUM NOVAEHOLLANDIAE except when used as a herbicide in capsule preparations at a concentration of 16 CFU or less per capsule.

MACROPHOMINA PHASEOLINA except when used as a herbicide in capsule preparations at a concentration of 16 CFU or less per capsule.

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108

Appendix B, Part 3 - New Entry

STREPTOMYCES LYDICUS WYEC 108

Part 1 - Reasons for Entry - a) low toxicity.

Part 2 - Area of Use - 1.3 - Fungicide.

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

Isopyrazam

Schedule 6 - New Entry

ISOPYRAZAM.

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

4,5-Dichloro-2-N-octyl-3(2H)-isothiazolone

Final decision has been deferred.

Methyldibromo glutaronitrile sodium

Schedule 6 - Amend Entry

METHYLDIBROMO GLUTARONITRILE except when in Schedule 10.

Schedule 10 - Amend Entry

METHYLDIBROMO GLUTARONITRILE in preparations intended to be in contact with the skin, including cosmetic use.

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

Potassium hydroxide and sodium hydroxide

Schedule 6 - Amend Entry

POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE (excluding its salts and derivatives) except:

  1. when included in Schedule 5 or 10; or
  2. in preparations containing 5 per cent or less of potassium hydroxide being:
    1. solid preparations, the pH of which in a 10 g/L aqueous solution is 11.5 or less; or
    2. liquid or semi-solid preparations, the pH of which is 11.5 or less; or

SODIUM HYDROXIDE (excluding its salts and derivatives) except:

  1. when included in Schedule 5 or 10; or
  2. in preparations containing 5 per cent or less of sodium hydroxide being:
    1. solid preparations, the pH of which in a 10 g/L aqueous solution is 11.5 or less; or
    2. liquid or semi-solid preparations, the pH of which is 11.5 or less.

Implementation date: 1 October 2016.

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