Inception Impact Assessment | Amendments to Annexes IV and V on waste of the EU Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (following the recast of Regulation 850/2004 (EC))



Title of the initiative:Update of concentration limit values of persistent organic pollutants in waste
Lead DG (responsible unit):DG ENV B.3. Waste Management & Secondary Materials
Likely Type of initiative:Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council
Indicative Planning:Q2 2021
Additional Information:https://ec.europa.eu/environment/chemicals/international_conventions/index_en.htm

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The problems to be addressed by this initiative are the negative consequences of the presence of certain POP substances in waste and in material that could be recovered from it. More specifically the substances concerned are:

(*) Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (sum of tetra-,penta-, hexa, hepta- and  deca bromophenyl ether);

(*) Short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs);

(*) Pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) its salts and PFOA-related compounds;

(*) Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxS), its salts and PFHxS-related compounds;

(*) Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD, HBCDD);

(*) Pentachlorophenol (PCP) and its salts and esters;

(*) Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB), including dioxin-like PCBs;

(*) Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/PCDF);

(*) Hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD);

(*) Dicofol

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