You are here

Scheduling delegate's final decisions, October 2017

Scheduling medicines and poisons

31 October 2017

Book pagination

4. Summary of delegate’s final decisions

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

Summary of delegate's final decisions

Substance

Final Decision

Benzyl salicylate

Decision deferred

Cinnamaldehyde

Decision deferred

Anise alcohol

Decision deferred

Resorcinol

Schedule 6 – New Entry

RESORCINOL except:

  1. in preparations for human therapeutic use; or
  2. in oxidative hair dye preparations containing 1.25 per cent or less of resorcinol after mixing for use when the immediate container and primary pack are labelled with the following statements:
  3. 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. 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

  4. in oxidative eyelash and eyebrow dye preparations containing 1.25 per cent or less of resorcinol after mixing for use when the immediate container and primary pack are labelled with the following statements:
  5. 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; or

  6. in hair lotions/shampoo products containing 0.5 per cent or less of resorcinol when the immediate container and primary pack are labelled with the following statement:
  7. WARNING – This product contains ingredients which may cause skin sensitisation to certain individuals.

    written in letters not less than 1.5 mm in height.

Appendix E, Part 2 – New Entry

RESORCINOL

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)), E2 (If in eyes, hold eyelids apart and flush the eye continuously with running water. Continue flushing until advised to stop by a Poisons Information Centre (e.g. phone Australia 13 11 26; New Zealand 0800 764 766) or a doctor, or for at least 15 minutes),S1 (If skin or hair contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and flush skin and hair with running water.).

Appendix F, Part 3 – New Entry

RESORCINOL

Warning Statements: 19 (WARNING – Skin contact may be dangerous. Take every precaution to avoid contact – wash off after spillage and after use), 28 ((Over) (Repeated) exposure may cause sensitisation), 79 (Will irritate eyes).

Safety Directions: 1 (Avoid contact with eyes), 3 (Wear eye protections when mixing or using), 4 (Avoid contact with skin).

Index – New Entry

RESORCINOL

cross reference: 1,3-benzenediol

Schedule 6
Appendix E, Part 2
Appendix F, Part 3

The implementation date is 1 February 2019.

Trans-anethole

Decision deferred

Book pagination