Abbreviations and acronyms

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A

Name Description Related terms
AAAA
Aerial Agricultural Association of Australia
AAN
Australian Approved Name
AAT
Administrative Appeals Tribunal
AAVCC
Australian Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Council (now defunct)
ABN
Australian Business Number
AC
APVMA formulation type code for aqueous concentrate
ACCS
Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling
ACDP
Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens
ACGRA
Australian Cotton Growers Research Association
ACh

acetylcholinesterase

AChe

acetylcholinesterase

ACMS
Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling
ACN
Australian Company Number
ACVM
Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Group (New Zealand)
ADG
Australian Dangerous Goods or the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail
ADI
acceptable daily intake
ADWG
Australian drinking water guideline
AE
APVMA formulation type code for aerosol
AEC
Animal Ethics Committee
AERP (Ag/Vet)
Adverse Experience Reporting Program (Agriculture/Veterinary Medicines)
AFP
Australian Federal Police
AGDISP
A computer-based spray drift model
AgDRIFT
A computer-based spray drift model
AGIS
Australian Government Investigation Standards
agvet
agricultural and veterinary
Agvet Code

Schedule to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994

agvet legislation
agricultural and veterinary chemicals legislation including the Acts, Regulations and instruments
AHMAC
Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council
ai
active ingredient (or active constituent)
ALARA
as low as reasonably achievable
ALT
alanine aminotransferase
ANAO
Australian National Audit Office
ANOVA
analysis of variance
ANZECC
Australia and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council
AOAC
Association of Official Analytical Chemists
APS
Australian Public Service
APVMA
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
AQIS
Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
ARBN
Australian Registered Body Number
ARfD
acute reference dose
ARTG
Australian Therapeutic Goods Register
ASCEPT
Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
AST
aspartate aminotransferase
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
ATCC
American Type Culture Collection
ATS
Application Tracking System
AUC
area under a concentration—time curve
AVA
Australian Veterinary Association
AWC
Australian Weeds Committee