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Scheduling delegate's final decisions: ACCS, April 2015

Scheduling medicines and poisons

21 April 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 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
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
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
NOHSC National Occupational Health & Safety Commission
OCS Office of Chemical Safety
PEC Priority existing chemical
PSC Poisons Schedule (Standing) Committee
SUSMP Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons
SPF Scheduling Policy Framework for Medicines and Chemicals
TGA Therapeutic Goods Administration

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