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Analysts can assist the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) with various aspects of chemical testing relevant to assessment, approval and compliance functions.
The role of analysts
When the analysis of chemicals is required, analysis must be performed by an APVMA Approved Analyst. The APVMA or the holder can arrange the testing; however, the cost may be borne by either the APVMA or the holder, depending on the circumstances.
Becoming an Approved Analyst
To become an APVMA Approved Analyst you must meet certain criteria.
Appointments as an APVMA Approved Analyst are made under Section 69G of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992.
To request appointment as an Approved Analyst, please complete and return the Request to become or to change details for an APVMA Approved Analyst form.
List of Approved Analysts
National Measurement Institute
1/153 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne Vic 3207
+61 3 9644 4888
ACS Laboratories (Australia)
37 Stubbs St, Kensington Vic 3031
+61 3 9220 0115
Australian Analytical and Formulation Services
4/15 Newcastle Road, Bayswater, Vic 3153
+61 3 9720 2703