Abbreviations and acronyms

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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




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
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