Decisions & Recommendations

 
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SC-4/10Listing of alpha hexachlorocyclohexane77 K8.96 K
 
 
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Having considered the risk profile and risk management evaluation for alpha hexachlorocyclohexane as transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,

Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list alpha hexachlorocyclohexane in Annex A of the Convention,

SC-4/11Listing of beta hexachlorocyclohexane77 K8.87 K
 
 
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Having considered the risk profile and risk management evaluation for beta hexachlorocyclohexane transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,

Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list beta hexachlorocyclohexane in Annex A of the Convention,

SC-4/12Listing of chlordecone77 K8.81 K
 
 
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Having considered the risk profile and risk management evaluation for chlordecone transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,

Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list chlordecone in Annex A of the Convention without specific exemptions,

SC-4/13Listing of hexabromobiphenyl77 K8.94 K
 
 
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Having considered the risk profile and risk management evaluation for hexabromobiphenyl transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,

Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list hexabromobiphenyl in Annex A of the Convention without specific exemptions,

SC-4/14Listing of hexabromodiphenyl ether and heptabromodiphenyl ether82 K15.01 K
 
 
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Having considered the risk profile and risk management evaluation for commercial octabromodiphenyl ether transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,

Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list hexabromodiphenyl ether and heptabromodiphenyl ether in Annex A of the Convention,

SC-4/15Listing of lindane79 K9.74 K
 
 
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Having considered the risk profile and risk management evaluation for lindane transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,

Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list lindane in Annex A of the Convention,

SC-4/16Listing of pentachlorobenzene79 K9.78 K
 
 
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Having considered the risk profile, addendum to the risk profile and risk management evaluation for pentachlorobenzene transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,

Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list pentachlorobenzene in Annex A of the Convention without specific exemptions and in Annex C of the Convention,

SC-4/17Listing of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride85.5 K23.53 K
 
 
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Having considered the risk profile, risk management evaluation and addendum to the risk management evaluation for perfluorooctane sulfonate transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,

Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride in Annex A or Annex B of the Convention,

SC-4/18Listing of tetrabromodiphenyl ether and pentabromodiphenyl ether81.5 K15.38 K
 
 
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Having considered the risk profile and risk management evaluation for commercial pentabromodiphenyl ether transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,

Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list tetrabromodiphenyl ether and pentabromodiphenyl ether in Annex A of the Convention,

SC-4/19Establishing indicative elements of a work programme to facilitate the elimination of listed brominated diphenyl ethers and the restriction or elimination of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and its salts, perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride and other chemicals listed in Annexes A or B of the Convention at the fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties82.5 K17.63 K
 
 
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Having amended the Stockholm Convention to list new chemicals in Annexes A or B of the Convention,

Taking note of the obligations of Parties, including among others the measures listed in Article 6 of the Convention to reduce or eliminate releases from stockpiles and wastes,

SC-5/3Listing of technical endosulfan and its related isomers144 K13.98 K
 
 
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The Conference of the Parties

Having considered the risk profile and risk management evaluation for endosulfan (technical endosulfan, its related isomers and endosulfan sulfate) as transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,
Taking note of the recommendation by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to list technical endosulfan, its related isomers and endosulfan sulfate in Annex A to the Convention, with specific exemptions,

SC-5/4Work programme on endosulfan133 K12.65 K
 
 
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The Conference of the Parties

Having amended the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants to list endosulfan in Annex A to the Convention with specific exemptions,
Taking into account that many countries have banned or are phasing out the use and production of endosulfan,
Recognizing that suitable, cost-effective and safe alternatives need to be identified to facilitate the replacement of the use of endosulfan,

SC-5/5Work programme on brominated diphenyl ethers and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride134 K13.9 K
 
 
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The Conference of the Parties

Taking note of decision SC-4/19, the recommendations of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee on the elimination of brominated diphenyl ethers from the waste stream and on risk reduction for perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride and the key findings and gaps identified by the Committee in the submissions by parties and observers,

SC-6/7Work programme on brominated diphenyl ethers and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride46 K16 K
 
 
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The Conference of the Parties

1. Takes note of the information provided by parties on their experiences in implementing the recommendations set out in the annex to decision POPRC-6/2 and of the low rate of response from parties;

SC-6/8Work programme on endosulfan42 K74.29 K
 
 
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The Conference of the Parties

Recognizing that the assessment of chemical and non-chemical alternatives to endosulfan carried out by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee should not be seen as a comprehensive and detailed assessment of all available information and that failure to meet the thresholds of the persistent organic pollutant characteristics should not be taken as evidence that any of the chemicals assessed is not a persistent organic pollutant,

SC-6/13Listing of hexabromocyclododecane52 K73.83 K
 
 
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The Conference of the Parties

Having considered the risk profile and the risk management evaluation and its addendum for hexabromocyclododecane as transmitted by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee,