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Scheduling delegate's final decisions: ACCS, December 2014

Scheduling medicines and poisons

16 December 2014

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Glossary

Abbreviation Name
AAN Australian Approved Name
AC Active constituent
ACCC Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
ADI Acceptable daily intake
APVMA Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
ARfD Acute reference dose
CAS Chemical Abstract Service
EPA Environmental Protection Authority
FAISD First Aid Instructions and Safety Directions
FDA Food and Drug Administration (United States)
FSANZ Food Standards Australia New Zealand
GHS Globally Harmonised System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
IMAP Inventory Multi-tiered Assessment Prioritisation
ISO International Standards Organization
LC50 The concentration of a substance that produces death in 50 per cent of a population of experimental organisms. Usually expressed as mg per litre (mg/L) as a concentration in air.
LD50 The concentration of a substance that produces death in 50 per cent of a population of experimental organisms. Usually expressed as milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) of body weight.
LOAEL Lowest observed adverse effect level
LOEL Lowest observed effect level
NCCTG National Coordinating Committee on Therapeutic Goods
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NICNAS National Industrial Chemicals Notification & Assessment Scheme
NOAEL No observed adverse effect level
NOEL No observable effect level
NOHSC National Occupational Health & Safety Commission
OCS Office of Chemical Safety
PEC Priority existing chemical
PIC Poisons Information Centre
SUSDP Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Drugs and Poisons
SUSMP Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons
WHO World Health Organization
WP Working party
WS Warning statement

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