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Scheduling delegate's final decisions: ACCS, March 2015

Scheduling medicines and poisons

27 March 2015

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Glossary

Abbreviation Name
ACCC Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
ACCS Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling
ACMS Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling
APVMA Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
CAS Chemical Abstract Service
CIR Cosmetic Ingredient Review
CPS Committee on Poisons Schedules
DPSSC Drugs and Poisons Scheduling Sub-Committee
EPA Environmental Protection Authority
FDA Food and Drug Administration (United States)
IMAP Inventory Multi-tiered Assessment and Prioritisation
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
MOE Margins Of Exposure
NCCTG National Coordinating Committee on Therapeutic Goods
NDPSC National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee
NICNAS National Industrial Chemicals Notification & Assessment Scheme
NOAEL No observed adverse effect level
NOEL No observable effect level
OCS Office of Chemical Safety
PEC Priority existing chemical
PSC Poisons Schedule (Standing) Committee
SPF Scheduling Policy Framework for Medicines and Chemicals [https://www.tga.gov.au/publication/ahmac-scheduling-policy-framework-medicines-and-chemicals]
SUSMP Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons
TGA Therapeutic Goods Administration

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