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Report of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee on the work of its ninth meeting: risk management evaluation on chlorinated naphthalenes

Addendum

Risk management evaluation on chlorinated naphthalenes

At its ninth meeting, by its decision POPRC-9/1, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee adopted a risk management evaluation for chlorinated naphthalenes on the basis of the draft contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.9/4. The text of the risk management evaluation, as amended, is set out in the annex to the present addendum. It has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Stockholm Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents), Meeting Reports
UNEP-POPS-POPRC.9-13-Add.1.English.doc , UNEP-POPS-POPRC.9-13-Add.1.English.pdf
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Risk profile on chlorinated naphthalenes

Addendum

At its eighth meeting, by its decision POPRC-8/1, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review
Committee adopted a risk profile on chlorinated naphthalenes on the basis of the draft risk profile
contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.8/2. The text of the risk profile, as amended, is set out in the annex to the present addendum; it has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Stockholm Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents), Evaluations and Assessments, Meeting Reports
UNEP-POPS-POPRC.8-16-Add.1.English.pdf , UNEP-POPS-POPRC.8-16-Add.1.English.doc
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GUIDANCE on feasible flame-retardant alternatives to commercial pentabromodiphenyl ether - 2009 (UNEP/POPS/COP.4/INF24)

Instrument:  
Stockholm Convention
Category:  
Publications, Guidance and Guidelines
UNEP-POPS-NPOPS-GUID-PentaBDE-FlameRetAlternatives.En.pdf
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General guidance on considerations related to alternatives and substitutes for listed persistent organic pollutants and candidate chemicals

Prepared by the ad hoc working group on substitution and alternatives of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee of the Stockholm Convention. October 2009

Instrument:  
Stockholm Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents), Guidance and Guidelines, Meeting Reports
UNEP-POPS-POPRC.5-10-Add.1.English.doc , UNEP-POPS-POPRC.5-10-Add.1.English.pdf
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Draft Guidance on alternatives to perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and its derivatives

Addendum

Guidance on alternatives to perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and its derivatives

1. At its sixth meeting, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee endorsed guidance on alternatives to perfluorooctane sulfonate and its derivatives, on the basis of the draft guidance contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.6/INF/8 as amended during the meeting.
2. At its seventh meeting, the Committee considered the comments on the guidance received from parties and observers in accordance with decision POPRC-6/15 and revised the guidance based on those comments. The text of the guidance as revised during the meeting is set out below. It has been reproduced without formal editing.

Instrument:  
Stockholm Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents), Meeting Reports, Guidance and Guidelines
UNEP-POPS-POPRC.6-13-Add.3-Rev.1.English.doc , UNEP-POPS-POPRC.6-13-Add.3-Rev.1.English.pdf
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Measures to reduce or eliminate releases from wastes

The Conference of the Parties

1. Welcomes with appreciation decision BC-12/3 on technical guidelines on persistent organic pollutants, by which the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of the Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, at its twelfth meeting, adopted updated general technical guidelines for the environmentally sound management of wastes consisting of, containing or contaminated with persistent organic pollutants and other technical guidelines specific to persistent organic pollutants listed in that decision;

Instrument:  
Stockholm Convention
Category:  
Decisions
UNEP-POPS-COP.7-SC-7-9.English.pdf , UNEP-POPS-COP.7-SC-7-9.English.docx
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Report of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee on the work of its ninth meeting: risk management evaluation on hexachlorobutadiene

Addendum

Risk management evaluation on hexachlorobutadiene

At its ninth meeting, by its decision POPRC-9/2, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee adopted a risk management evaluation for hexachlorobutadiene on the basis of the draft contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.9/5. The text of the risk management evaluation, as amended, is set out in the annex to the present addendum. It has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Stockholm Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents), Meeting Reports
UNEP-POPS-POPRC.9-13-Add.2.English.pdf , UNEP-POPS-POPRC.9-13-Add.2.English.doc
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Report of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee on the work of its ninth meeting: risk profile on pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters

Addendum

Risk profile on pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters

At its ninth meeting, by its decision POPRC-9/3, the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee adopted a risk profile for pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters on the basis of the draft contained in document UNEP/POPS/POPRC.9/6. The text of the risk profile, as amended, is set out in the annex to the present addendum. It has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Stockholm Convention
Category:  
Meeting Reports, Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-POPS-POPRC.9-13-Add.3.English.doc , UNEP-POPS-POPRC.9-13-Add.3.English.pdf
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Information Brochure on the Hazardous Chemicals and Wastes Conventions

A brief non-technical overview of the three Conventions (Rotterdam Convention, Stockholm Convention and Basel Convention), how they complement each other and where they are different.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Publication
UNEP-FAO-RC-GEN-PUB-3_conventions.English.pdf
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Chemicals Snap Shot

A brief overview of Safe Planet, the global public awareness and outreach campaign designed to show how we can take responsibility for keeping the planet safe from these harmful substances.

Instrument:  
Rotterdam Convention
Category:  
Publication
UNEP-FAO-RC-GEN-PUB-Chemical_snap_shot.English.pdf