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Scheduling delegates' interim decisions and invitation for further comment: ACCS/ACMS, November 2017

Scheduling medicines and poisons

5 February 2018

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3. Summary of delegate's interim decisions

Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling (ACCS #21)

Summary of delegate’s interim decisions
Substance Interim Decision
Fluralaner

Schedule 4 - New Entry

FLURALANER except when included in Schedule 5.

Index – Amend Entry

FLURALANER
cross-reference: CARBAMOYL BENZAMIDE PHENYL ISOXAZOLINE

Schedule 4
Schedule 5

The proposed implementation date is 1 June 2018.

Metofluthrin

Schedule 5 – Amend Entry

METOFLUTHRIN:

  1. in impregnated fabric mosquito repellent preparations for use in a vaporiser containing 15 mg or less of metofluthrin per disk; or
  2. when impregnated into a polyethylene slow release matrix containing 250 mg or less of metofluthrin.

The proposed implementation date is 1 June 2018.

Alpha-cypermethrin

Schedule 6 – Amend Entry

ALPHA-CYPERMETHRIN:

  1. in aqueous preparations containing 30 per cent or less of alpha-cypermethrin; or
  2. in other preparations containing 10 per cent or less of alpha-cypermethrin,

except when included in Schedule 5.

The proposed implementation date is 1 June 2018.

Silver oxide

Appendix B – New Entry

SILVER OXIDE

Reasons for Entry: b (Use pattern restricts hazard) Areas of Use: 7.14 (Spa/pool sanitiser)

The proposed implementation date is 1 June 2018.

1-Deoxy-1-(methylamino)-D-glucitol N-C10-16 acyl derivatives

Schedule 6 – Amend Entry

1-DEOXY-1-(METHYLAMINO)-D-GLUCITOL N- ACYL DERIVATIVES

  1. in cosmetic rinse-off preparations containing 8 per cent or less of 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-D-glucitol N- acyl derivatives when labelled with a warning statement to the following effect:
  2. IF IN EYES WASH OUT IMMEDIATELY WITH WATER, or

  3. in household cleaning preparations, other than those intended to be sprayed, containing 12 per cent or less of 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-D-glucitol N- acyl derivatives when labelled with a warning statement to the following effect:
  4. IF IN EYES WASH OUT IMMEDIATELY WITH WATER.

Index – Amend Entry

1-DEOXY-1-(METHYLAMINO)-D-GLUCITOL N- ACYL DERIVATIVES
cross-reference: COCOYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE, LAUROYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE, MYRISTOYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE

The proposed implementation date is 1 June 2018.

Phenyl methyl pyrazolone

Schedule 6 – New Entry

PHENYL METHYL PYRAZOLONE except when used in hair dye and eyebrow/eyelash preparations at a concentration of 0.25 per cent or less 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

Standard Statements: 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)), S1 (If skin or hair contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and flush skin and hair with running water).

Appendix F, Part 3 – New Entry

Warning Statement: 28 ((Over) (repeated) exposure may cause sensitisation).

Safety Direction: 4 (Avoid contact with skin).

The proposed implementation date is 1 June 2018.

Dinotefuran

Schedule 5 – Amend Entry

DINOTEFURAN except in preparations containing 1 per cent or less of dinotefuran.

The proposed implementation date is 1 June 2018.

Afidopyropen

Appendix B – New Entry

AFIDOPYROPEN.

Reasons for Entry: b (Use pattern restricts hazard)
Areas of Use: 1.2 (Insecticide)

The proposed implementation date is 1 June 2018.

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