The specific exemptions under the Stockholm Convention, which are effective for a specific period of time, may expire or be withdrawn.
The specific exemptions listed in Annex A and B expire five (5) years after the date of entry into force of the Convention with respect to a particular chemical, unless an earlier date is indicated in the Register by the Party or an extension is granted pursuant to paragraph 7 of Article 4.
A Party may, at any time, withdraw an entry from the Register for a specific exemption upon written notification to the Secretariat.
No new registrations may be made with respect to a particular type of specific exemption when there are no longer any Parties registered to it, as stated on paragraph 9 of Article 4.
See the expired Specific Exemptions
See the withdrawal notifications