Public consultation on interim decisions to amend the Poisons Standard (nitrous oxide) - Joint ACMS-ACCS, March 2021

Closed 27 Aug 2021

Opened 30 Jul 2021


Scheduling amendments referred to expert advisory committee

This consultation is for an interim decision made in relation to an application to amend the Poisons Standard, following advice sought at the 17-18 March 2021 meetings of the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS) and the Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling (ACCS) in joint session.

The closing date for this consultation is close of business 27 August 2021. All submissions received by the deadline will be considered by the delegate before they make a final decision.

The interim decisions under consultation are detailed in the public notice of interim decisions in relation to nitrous oxide (Joint ACMS-ACCS, March 2021).

Substances for which public comment is sought

  • Item 2.1 - Nitrous oxide

What happens next

All public submissions will be published on the TGA website at Public submissions on scheduling matters, unless marked confidential or indicated otherwise in the submission information (see Privacy and your Personal information).

Following consideration of public submissions received before the closing date and advice from the expert advisory committees, decisions on the proposed amendments are anticipated to be published as final decisions on the TGA website: Scheduling delegate's final decisions in September 2021.


  • General public


  • Legislation