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Scheduling delegate's final decisions, October 2017

Scheduling medicines and poisons

31 October 2017

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3. Summary of delegate’s final decisions

Joint Advisory Committee on Chemicals and Medicines Scheduling (Joint ACCS-ACMS #15 and #16)

Summary of delegate's final decisions
Substance Final Decision
Plasmid DNA Vaccine

Schedule 4 – New Entry

VACCINES – PLASMID DNA for animal use except when separately specified in these Schedules.

Index – New Entry

VACCINES – PLASMID DNA cross reference: PLASMID DNA (rE. coli DH5α pINGhT)

Schedule 4

The implementation date is 1 February 2018

Quinine and its salts

Schedule 6 – New Entry QUININE in cosmetic preparations except:

    1. in rinse-off hair preparations containing 0.5 per cent or less of quinine calculated as free base; or
    2. in leave-on hair preparations containing 0.2 per cent or less of quinine calculated as free base.

Appendix F, Part 3 – New Entry

QUININE

Warning Statement: 28 (Repeated exposure may cause sensitisation).

Index – Amend Entry

QUININE
cross reference: QUININE (CAS No. 130-95-0), QUININE SULFATE (1:1) (CAS No. 549-56-4), QUININE SULFATE (2:1) (CAS No. 804-63-7), QUININE SULFATE (2:1) DIHYDRATE (CAS No. 6119-70-6), QUININE SULFATE (1:1) HEPTAHYDRATE (CAS No. 6183-68-2), QUININE DIHYDROCHLORIDE (CAS No. 60-93-5), QUININE MONOHYDROCHLORIDE (CAS No. 130-89-2), QUININE HYDROCHLORIDE DIHYDRATE (CAS No. 6119-47-7), QUININE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNSPECIFIED) (CAS No. 7549-43-1)

Schedule 7
Schedule 6
Schedule 5
Schedule 4
Appendix F, Part 3

The implementation date is 1 October 2018.

Phenibut

Schedule 9 – New Entry

PHENIBUT.

Index – New Entry

PHENIBUT
cross reference: BETA-PHENYL-GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID

Schedule 9

The implementation date is 1 February 2018

Docusate sodium

The current Appendix B (7.1, any use) entry for docusate sodium remains appropriate.

Vinyl acetate

Schedule 6 – New Entry VINYL ACETATE MONOMER (excluding its derivatives) except:

  1. in preparations for therapeutic use; or
  2. in preparations for domestic use containing 1 per cent or less of vinyl acetate; or
  3. in preparations containing 0.01 per cent or less of vinyl acetate as residual monomer in a polymer.

Appendix E, Part 2 – New Entry

VINYL ACETATE

Standard Statements: A (For advice, contact a Poisons Information Centre or a doctor); R1 (If inhaled, removed from contaminated area. Apply artificial respiration if not breathing).

Appendix F, Part 3 – New Entry

VINYL ACETATE

Warning Statement: 11 (Vapour may be harmful).

Safety Directions: 8 (Avoid breathing vapour); 9 (Use only in well ventilated area).

The implementation date is 1 October 2018.

Methylisothiazolinone

Schedule 6 − Amend Entry

METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE except:

  1. in rinse-off cosmetic preparations or therapeutic goods intended for topical rinse-off application containing 0.0015 per cent or less of methylisothiazolinone; or
  2. in other preparations that are not intended for direct application to the skin containing 0.1 per cent or less of methylisothiazolinone.

The implementation date is 1 October 2019

Epidermal growth factor

Appendix G – New Entry

Column 1 – Poison: EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR
Column 2 – Concentration (quantity per litre or kilogram): 2 mg

Index – Amend Entry

EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR
cross reference: SH-OLIGOPEPTIDE-1, RH-OLIGOPEPTIDE-1

Schedule 7
Appendix G
Appendix J, Part 2

The implementation date is 1 February 2018

Chloroacetamide

Schedule 6 – New Entry

CHLOROACETAMIDE

  1. in preparations for cosmetic use; or
  2. in preparations for topical therapeutic use; or
  3. in other preparations containing more than 0.3 per cent of chloroacetamide.

Appendix E, Part 1 – New Entry

CHLOROACETAMIDE

Standard Statement: A (For advice, contact a Poisons Information Centre (e.g. phone Australia 13 11 26; New Zealand 0800 764 766) or a doctor (at once)).

Appendix F, Part 1– New Entry

CHLOROACETAMIDE

Warning Statement: 28 (Repeated exposure may cause sensitisation).

Safety Direction: 4 (Avoid contact with the skin).

The implementation date is 1 June 2018.

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