Draft Commission Regulation restricting lead in gunshot in or around wetlands
Title of document
Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards lead in gunshot in or around wetlands (7 pages + Annex 4 pages, in English)
This draft Regulation would amend entry 63 to Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006.
It would prohibit the discharging and possession of gunshot made of lead or containing a concentration equal to or greater than 1% of lead by weight in or within 400 metres of wetlands.
Notifying member: European Union
Protection of human health or safety; Protection of animal or plant life or health; Protection of the environment
To avoid the death of around 1 million waterbirds/year due to lead poisoning; to reduce human exposure via the environment to lead, a toxic metal.
(*) Submission: 06/11/2019
(*) Reception: 06/11/2019
(*) Distribution: 07/11/2019
(*) Final date for comments: 06/01/2020
(*) Proposed date of adoption: N/A