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Scheduling delegate's final decisions, January 2017

Scheduling medicines and poisons

16 January 2017

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Summary of delegate's final decisions

Final decisions on matters not referred to an expert advisory committee

1. Chemicals not referred to the November 2016 ACCS

Summary of delegates' final decisions
Substance Final Decision
m-Aminophenol

Schedule 6 − New Entry

m-AMINOPHENOL except when in hair dye preparations containing 1.2 per cent or less of m-aminophenol 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, and when used for eyelash or eyebrow tinting may cause injury to the eye. 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

m-AMINOPHENOL

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)], E1 (if in eyes wash out immediately with water).

Appendix F, Part 3

m-AMINOPHENOL

Warning statements: 28 ((over) (repeated) exposure may cause sensitisation).

Implementation date: 1 February 2017.

1,3-Benzenediol

Schedule 6 − New Entry

RESORCINOL except:

  1. in hair dye preparations containing 1.25 per cent or less of resorcinol 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. 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 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:

    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 on the 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

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)], E1 (if in eyes wash out immediately with water).

Appendix F, Part 3

RESORCINOL

Warning statements: 28 ((over) (repeated) exposure may cause sensitisation).

Index – New Entry

RESORCINOL
cross reference: 1,3-benzenediol

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

Implementation date: 1 February 2017.

2-Chloro-6-(ethylamino)-4-nitrophenol

Schedule 6 − New Entry

2-CHLORO-6-(ETHYLAMINO)-4-NITROPHENOL except when in hair dye preparations containing 1.5 per cent or less of 2-chloro-6-(ethylamino)-4-nitrophenol 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. This product must not be used for dyeing eyelashes or eyebrows; to do so may be injurious to the eye, and

written in letters not less than 1.5 mm in height.

Appendix E, Part 2

2-CHLORO-6-(ETHYLAMINO)-4-NITROPHENOL

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)], E1 (if in eyes wash out immediately with water).

Appendix F, Part 3

2-CHLORO-6-(ETHYLAMINO)-4-NITROPHENOL

Warning statements: 28 ((over) (repeated) exposure may cause sensitisation).

Implementation date: 1 February 2017.

2,4-Diaminophenoxyethanol hydrochloride

Schedule 6 − Amend Entry

2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL (including its salts) except:

  1. in non-oxidative hair dye preparations containing 4 per cent or less of 2,4-diaminophenoxyethanol 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, and

    written in letters not less than 1.5 mm in height; or

  2. in oxidative hair dye preparations containing 2 per cent or less of 2,4-diaminophenoxyethanol 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. This product must not be used for dyeing eyelashes or eyebrows; to do so may be injurious to the eye, and

    written in letters not less than 1.5 mm in height.

Appendix E, Part 2 – Current Entry

2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL

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)], E1 (if in eyes wash out immediately with water).

Appendix F, Part 3 – Amend Entry

2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL

Warning statements: 28 ((over) (repeated) exposure may cause sensitisation).

Implementation date: 1 February 2017.

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