When is this notice used?
This notice is to be used when importing explosives or security sensitive ammonium nitrate to Western Australia.
The export notice must be lodged by the licence holder with Resources Safety at least 7 days prior to the date of expected departure of the goods.
Lodge separate notices if explosives and security sensitive ammonium nitrate are included in the same shipment for delivery to different consignees upon arrival in Western Australia.
Who is responsible?
Only the holder of a current explosives or security sensitive ammonium nitrate import/export licence can export the explosives or security sensitive ammonium nitrate.
How long must records of import be retained?
Licence holders must retain:
- records of all imported explosives for two years after the date of import
- copies of all import notices for security sensitive ammonium nitrate for five years after the date of import.
The licence holder must provide a material safety data sheet (MSDS) for all explosives and security sensitive ammonium nitrate detailed in the notice.
The department’s Chief Dangerous Goods Officer may require a certificate of analysis (signed by the licence holder) for any security sensitive ammonium nitrate.
Refer to r.19 of the Dangerous Goods Safety (Security Risk Substances) Regulations 2007.
Lodging the notification
The completed and signed notification form and attachments (if any) should be mailed to:
Safety Regulation Group
Dangerous Goods and Critical Risks
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Locked Bag 100
East Perth WA 6892
Or lodge in person:
303 Sevenoaks Street (entrance off Grose avenue)
Cannington WA 6107
This notice must be lodged by the licence holder with the department at least 7 days prior to the date of expected arrival.
Explosives transported by water
The International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code can be purchased from the International Maritime Organisation.
Explosives transported by air
The Dangerous Goods Regulations can be purchased from the International Air Transport Association.
For any enquiries please contact Dangerous Goods Licensing:
Phone: (08) 6251 2300