Stockholm Convention | Sixteenth meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee | 11-16 January 2020


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At its sixteenth meeting, the Committee will consider, among other things, draft risk profiles on Dechlorane Plus and its syn-isomer and anti-isomer, and on methoxychlor. The Committee will also consider a proposal for the inclusion of UV-328 in Annexes A, B and/or C to the Convention submitted by the Government of Switzerland.

Other items on the provisional agenda of the meeting pertain to the review of information related to specific exemptions for decabromodiphenyl ether and short-chain chlorinated paraffins, the evaluation and review of progress made by Parties towards eliminating brominated diphenyl ethers contained in articles and their continued need for the specific exemptions for those chemicals, and the review of an indicative list of substances covered by the listing of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds. 

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