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First Graphene announces NICNAS approval received

Highlights
  • Correspondence received from the Department of Health, National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) advises our submission has been jointly reviewed by NICNAS and the Department of the Environment and Energy
  • The Public Report prepared by NICNAS has been provided to FGR and we have advised our acceptance of the report.
  • The Department of the Environment and Energy are required to reply advising they are satisfied with the Public Report and NICNAS will then issue the certificate enabling FGR to commence manufacturing and sale.
  • FGR is placed in the unique position of being the only company with regulatory approval to manufacture and sell graphene products in Australia.
  • NICNAS approval augments the Company’s existing REACH registration for the UK and Europe.
As announced in February 2019, FGR had made application to have graphene notified and assessed under The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) for listing on the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS) for its PureGRAPHTM graphene products.
On 28th May 2019, the Company was advised by the Department of Health (NICNAS) that its assessment is complete, and approval will be granted to produce and sell PureGRAPHTM products in Australia from our existing production facility which has a capacity of up to 100 tpa.

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