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DSGL Item Details - 1A004

PART 2 Dual Use List / CATEGORY 1 - SPECIAL MATERIALS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT / 1A - Systems, Equipment and Components

​​​​1A004 Protective and detection equipment and components, other than those specified in Munitions List, as follows:

N.B.:  SEE ALSO 2B351 AND 2B352.

a. Full face masks, filter canisters and decontamination equipment therefor, designed or modified for defence against any of the following, and specially designed components therefor:

Note: 1A004.a.  includes Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) that are designed or modified for defence against agents or materials, listed in 1A004.a.

Technical Notes:

1. For the purposes of 1A004.a., full face masks are also known as gas masks.

2. Filter canisters include filter cartridges.

1. "Biological agents";

2. 'Radioactive materials';

3. Chemical warfare (CW) agents; or

4. “Riot control agents”, including:

a. a‑Bromobenzeneacetonitrile, (Bromobenzyl cyanide) (CA) (CAS 5798‑79‑8);

b. [(2‑chlorophenyl) methylene] propanedinitrile, (o‑Chlorobenzylidenemalononitrile) (CS) (CAS 2698‑41‑1);

c. 2‑Chloro‑1‑phenylethanone, Phenylacyl chloride (w‑chloroacetophenone) (CN) (CAS 532‑27‑4);

d. Dibenz‑(b,f)‑1,4‑oxazephine (CR) (CAS 257‑07‑8);

e. 10‑Chloro‑5,10‑dihydrophenarsazine, (Phenarsazine chloride), (Adamsite), (DM) (CAS 578‑94‑9);

f. N‑Nonanoylmorpholine, (MPA) (CAS 5299‑64‑9);

b. Protective suits, gloves and shoes, specially designed or modified for defence against any of the following:

1. "Biological agents";

2. 'Radioactive materials'; or

3. Chemical warfare (CW) agents;

c. Nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) detection systems, specially designed or modified for detection or identification of any of the following, and specially designed components therefor:

1. "Biological agents”;

2. 'Radioactive materials'; or

3. Chemical warfare (CW) agents;

d. Electronic equipment designed for automatically detecting or identifying the presence of “explosives” residues and utilising ‘trace detection’ techniques (e.g., surface acoustic wave, ion mobility spectrometry, differential mobility spectrometry, mass spectrometry).

Technical Notes:

‘Trace detection’ is defined as the capability to detect less than 1 ppm vapour, or 1 mg solid or liquid.

​Note 1: 1A004.d. does not apply to equipment specially designed for laboratory use.

Note 2:  1A004.d. does not apply to non‑contact walk‑through security portals.

Note: 1A004 does not apply to:

a. Personal radiation monitoring dosimeters;

b. Occupational health or safety equipment limited by design or function to protect against hazards specific to residential safety or civil industries, including:​​

1. mining;

2. quarrying;

3. agriculture;

4. pharmaceutical;

5. medical;

6. veterinary;

7. environmental;

8. waste management;

9. food industry.

Technical Notes:

1. 1A004 includes equipment and components that have been identified, successfully tested to national standards or otherwise proven effective, for the detection of or defence against 'radioactive materials', "biological agents”, chemical warfare agents, ‘simulants’ or “riot control agents”, even if such equipment or components are used in civil industries such as mining, quarrying, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, medical, veterinary, environmental, waste management, or the food industry.

2.  'Simulant': A substance or material that is used in place of toxic agent (chemical or biological) in training, research, testing or evaluation.

3. For the purposes of 1A004., 'radioactive materials' are those selected or modified to increase their effectiveness in producing casualties in humans or animals, degrading equipment or damaging crops or the environment.

Related Software Controls

General Software Note

​​​​​​​​​​​Note: This note applies to all software controls in the Defence and Strategic Goods​ List.​​​

The Defence and Strategic Goods List does not control​ “software” which is any of the following:

1.  Generally available to the public by being:

a.  sold from stock at retail selling points, without restriction, by means of:

1.  over‑the‑counter transactions;​

2.  mail order transactions;

3.  electronic transactions; or

4.  telephone order transactions; and

b.  designed for installation by the user without further substantial support by the supplier;

Note:  Entry 1. of the General Software Note does not release “software” specified in Category 5 — Part 2 (“Information Security”).

2.  “in the public domain”; ​or

3.  the minimum necessary "object code" for the installation, operation, maintenance (checking) or repair of those items whose export has been authorised.

​​​​​​​​​​​Note: ​Entry 3 of the General Software Note does not release "software" controlled by Category 5 - Part 2 ("Information Security").

​1D003 “Software” specially designed or modified to enable equipment to perform the functions of equipment specified by 1A004.c. or 1A004.d.

Related Technology Controls

General Technology Note

​​(This note applies to all technology controls in Categories 1 to 9 of the Dual-use List.​)

1.  The export of “technology” which is “required” for the “development”, “production” or “use” of goods controlled in Categories 1 to 9, is controlled according to the provisions of Categories 1 to 9.

2.  “Technology” “required” for the “development”, “production” or “use” of goods under control remains under control even when applicable to non-controlled goods.

3.  Controls do not apply to that “technology” which is the minimum necessary for the installation, operation, maintenance (checking) and repair of those goods which are not controlled or whose export has been authorised.

N.B.:  This does not release such “technology” specified in 1E002.e., 1E002.f., 8E002.a. and 8E002.b.

4.  Controls on “technology” transfer do not apply to information “in the public domain”, to “basic scientific research” or to the minimum necessary information for patent applications.

​​​​​1E001 “Technology” according to the General Technology Note for the “development” or “production” of equipment or​ materials specified by 1A002 to 1A005, 1A006.b., 1A007, 1B or 1C.

Sensitive Listing:

One or more of the items in this control are listed in the Sensitive List. Items on the Sensitive List require additional care in their transfer and General Export Licenses are generally not available for the export or supply of these items. To view the Sensitive List, click here.

Very Sensitive Listing:

One or more of the items in this control are listed in the Very Sensitive List. Items on the Very Sensitive List require extreme care in their transfer and General Export Licenses are not available for the export or supply of these items. To view the Very Sensitive List, click here

​​​​1E002  Other “technology” as follows:

a. “Technology” for the “development” or “production” of polybenzothiazoles or polybenzoxazoles;

b. “Technology” for the “development” or “production” of fluoroelastomer compounds containing at least one vinylether monomer;

c. “Technology” for the design or “production” of the following ceramic powders​ or non‑“composite” ceramic materials:

1.  C​eramic powders having all of the following:

a.  Any of the following compositions:

1.  Single or complex oxides of zirconium and complex oxides of silicon or aluminium;

2.  Single nitrides of boron (cubic crystalline forms);

3.  Single or complex carbides of silicon or boron; or

4.  Single or complex nitrides of silicon;

b.  Any of the following total metallic impurities (excluding intentional additions):

1.  Less than 1,000 ppm for single oxides or carbides; or

2.  Less than 5,000 ppm for complex compounds or single nitrides; and

c.  Being any of the following:

1.  Zirconia with an average particle size equal to or less than 1 µm and no more than 10% of the particles larger than 5 µm; or

2.  Other ceramic powders​ with an average particle size equal to or less than 5 µm and no more than 10% of the particles larger than 10 µm;​

2.  Non‑“composite” ceramic materials composed of the materials specified in 1E002.c.1;

Note:  1E002.c.2. does not apply to “technology” for the design or production of abrasives.

d.  Not used​;

e.  “Technology” for the installation, maintenance or repair of materials specified by 1C001;

f.  “Technology” for the repair of “composite” structures, laminates or materials specified by 1A002 or 1C007.c.;

Note:  1E002.f. does not apply to "technology” for the repair of “civil aircraft” structures using carbon “fibrous or filamentary materials” and epoxy resins, contained in "aircraft" manufacturers’ manuals.

g.  “Libraries" specially designed or modified to enable equipment to perform the functions of equipment specified by 1A004.c. or 1A004.d.​

Sensitive Listing:

One or more of the items in this control are listed in the Sensitive List. Items on the Sensitive List require additional care in their transfer and General Export Licenses are generally not available for the export or supply of these items. To view the Sensitive List, click here.

Relevant Notes for interpreting this DSGL Item

GENERAL NOTES

​​​​Definitions

Terms in “quotation marks” are defined terms (see Definitions). Words and terms that are defined and that appear in the Defence and Strategic Goods List without quotation marks are intended to take their ordinary dictionary meanings.


​​ Notes​

​​​The Notes, Technical Notes and Nota Bene (N.B.) appearing in the Defence and Strategic Goods List form an integral part of the control text.


Incorporated goods​

The object of the controls contained in the Defence and Strategic Goods List should not be defeated by the export of any non‑controlled goods (including plant) containing one or more controlled components when the controlled component or components are the principal element of the goods and can feasibly be removed or used for other purposes.​​

N​ote​:​      In judging whether the controlled component or components are to be considered the principal element, it is necessary to weigh the factors of quantity, value and technological know‑how involved and other special circumstances which might establish the controlled component or components as the principal element of the goods being procured.​


New and used goods

Goods specified in the Defence and Strategic Goods List include both new and used goods.


CAS numbers

In some instances chemicals are listed by name and CAS number. The list applies to chemicals of the same structural formula (including hydrates) regardless of name or CAS number. CAS numbers are shown to assist in identifying a particular chemical or mixture, irrespective of nomenclature. CAS numbers cannot be used as unique identifiers because:

   (a)some forms of the listed chemical have different CAS numbers; and

   ​(b)​mixtures containing a listed chemical may also have different CAS numbers.​

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Source Code

“Source code” items are controlled either by “software” or by “software” and “technology” controls, except when such “source code” items are explicitly decontrolled.​​


Medical equipment

Equipment specially designed for medical end use that incorporates an item controlled in the Dual Use List is not controlled​​​.​​​

General “information security” note (GISN)

"Information security" items or functions should be considered against the provisions in Category 5 Part 2, even if they are components, "software" or functions of other items.

Note(s) to PART 2 Dual Use List

​​Rel​ocated.​​

Definitions & Abbreviations

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