Chemicals listed in Annex A

Annex A (Elimination)

Parties must take measures to eliminate the production and use of the chemicals listed under Annex A. Specific exemptions for use or production are listed in the Annex and apply only to Parties that register for them.

For information of Alternatives on each chemical, please click chemicals name.

Chemical
Annex
Source
Specific exemptions /
Acceptable purposes
Related document (decision)

 
A
Production: None
Use: None
SC-4/10
 
A
Production: None
Use: None
SC-4/11
 
A
Production: None
Use: None
SC-4/12
A

Production: As allowed for the parties listed in the Register
Use: Vehicles, aircraft, textile, additives in plastic housings etc., polyurethane foam for building insulation, in accordance with Part IX of Annex A
Not yet available
 
A
Production: None
Use: None
SC-4/13
A

Production: As allowed by the parties listed in the Register of specific exemptions.
Use: Expanded polystyrene and extruded polystyrene in buildings in accordance with the provisions of part VII of Annex A
SC-6/13

A
Production: None
Use: Articles in accordance with the provisions of Part IV of Annex A
SC-4/14
 Hexachlorobutadiene
A
Production: None
Use: None
SC-7/12
 
A
Production: None
Use: Human health pharmaceutical for control of head lice and scabies as second line treatment
SC-4/15
 Pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters
A
Production: As allowed for the parties listed in the Register in  accordance with the provisions of part VIII of Annex A
Use: Pentachlorophenol for utility poles and cross-arms in  accordance with the provisions of part VIII of Annex A 
SC-7/13
 Pentachlorobenzene A & C
 Production: None
 Use: None
SC-4/16
 Polychlorinated naphthalenes A & C
   Production: For the use below
 Use: Production of polyfluorinated naphthalenes, including octafluoronaphthalene
SC-7/14 

A
Production: As allowed for the parties listed in the Register
Use: Additives in transmission belts, rubber conveyor belts, leather, lubricant additives, tubes for outdoor decoration bulbs, paints, adhesives, metal processing, plasticizers
Not yet available
A
Production: As allowed for the parties listed in the Register of specific exemptions
Use: Crop-pest complexes as listed in accordance with the provisions of part VI of  Annex A
SC-4/18

A
Production: None
Use: Articles in accordance with the provisions of Part V of Annex A
SC-4/18
Pesticide
Industrial chemical
Unintentional Production