COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) /... amending Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European Parliament and of the Council on persistent organic pollutants, as regards hexachlorobenzene was adopted by the European Commission. It is based on Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019on persistent organic pollutants.
Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 implements the commitments of the Union under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. Hexachlorobenzene is listed in Annex A to the Stockholm Convention (elimination) and in Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021. The entry in Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 does not specify a limit value for the presence of hexachlorobenzene as unintentional trace contaminant in substances, mixtures and articles. Since such limit value is important for enforcement