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11th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-11) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and 11th Meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC-11) to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade

19-23 and 26-28 October 2015 | Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy


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Piazza Navona in Rome

Piazza Navona in Rome

CRC-11 POPRC-11 The eleventh meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-11) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) will convene 19-23 October in Rome, Italy. This meeting will be held back-to-back with the eleventh meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC-11) to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade. CRC-11 will meet 26-28 October.

POPRC-11 will consider a draft risk management evaluation on decabromodiphenyl ether (commercial mixture, c-decaBDE), draft risk profiles on dicofol and short-chained chlorinated paraffins, and a proposal for inclusion of perfluorooctanoic acid and its compounds in Annexes A, B and/or C to the Stockholm Convention. The Committee will also consider information on unintentional releases of hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD) as well as provide guidance on the alternatives to perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts, perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride (PFOS) and their related chemicals.

CRC-11 will consider draft decision guidance documents on short-chained chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) and tributyltin (TBT) compounds. It will also review notifications of final regulatory action for atrazine, carbofuran and carbosulfan and a proposal for the inclusion of dimethoate emulsifiable concentrate 400 g/L as a severely hazardous pesticide formulation (SHPF) in Annex III to the Convention.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, has provided daily web updates and a summary and analysis report from the 11th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-11). The report is available in HTML and PDF. In addition, IISD Reporting Services, has provided daily web updates from the 11th Meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC.11). A summary and analysis report of CRC-11 is available in HTML and PDF. Available in ENB Mobile at: http://enb.iisd.mobi/chemical-poprc11-crc11/


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