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Consultation on 5 Proposed Persistent Organic Pollutants Substances

2022-06-03 Reference source : ECHA

POPs Risk management Compliance strategy

Following the proposal of five new Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), interested parties are now invited to comment on the draft regarding the respective substances listed below. These substances were proposed for listing as POPs under the Stockholm Convention. 

Parties are invited to review and comment on draft risk management evaluations for:

  • Dechlorane Plus (EC -, CAS 2921-88-2); and
  • 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-ditertpentylphenol (UV-328)
    (EC 247-384-8, CAS 25973-55-1).

Parties are invited to review and comment on draft risk profiles for:

  • Chlorpyrifos (EC 220-864-4, CAS 2921-88-2);
  • Chlorinated paraffins with carbon chain lengths in the range C14–17 and chlorination levels ≥ 45 % chlorine by weight (EC -, CAS -); and
  • Long chain PFCAs, their salts and related compounds
    (EC -, CAS -).

Relevant comments should be sent by July 19, 2022. Concerned individuals should be attentive to preparation and compliance requirements for future chemical uses that involve the aforementioned substances.

We acknowledge that the above information has been compiled from ECHA.