Call for information and follow-up to the eleventh meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee

At its eleventh meeting held in Rome from 19 to 23 October 2015, the POPs Review Committee agreed on the decisions contained in annex I to the report of the meeting (UNEP/POPS/POPRC.11/10). Many of the decisions included invitations to parties and others to provide information.

A letter dated 30 October 2015 requesting submission of information as agreed by the POPs Review Committee at its eleventh meeting was sent to parties and observers. The information requests are organized by decisions.

Requests for comments

Requests for comments
Letter date
Deadline
Comments received
Dicofol draft risk profile
26 February 2016
8 April 2016
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PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds draft risk profile
26 February 2016
8 April 2016
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Short-chain chlorinated paraffins draft risk management evaluation
26 February 2016
8 April 2016
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Hexachlorobutadiene
15 April 2016
13 May 2016
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Decabromodiphenyl ether
18 April 2016
13 May 2016
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Consolidated guidance on alternatives to PFOS and its related chemicals
6 May 2016
17 June 2016
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Information/Comments Request Letter

 
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Items: 19   
Draft Risk Management Evaluation on Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCPs) 292.5 K  
Decabromodiphenyl ether (commercial mixture, c-decaBDE): Additional information for the further defining of some critical spare parts in the automotive and aerospace industries and on the use in textiles in developing countries 422.77 K  
Evaluation of new information for the addition of Hexachlorobutadiene to Annex C of the Stockholm Convention348.5 K  
Consolidated guidance on alternatives to perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and its related chemicals (2nd Draft)590.87 K  
Additional Information for Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCPs) 873.5 K  
Draft Risk Profile on Dicofol375 K  
Draft Risk Profile on Pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, Perfluorooctanoic acid), its salts and PFOA-related compounds 789 K  
Invitation to review and provide comments on the draft document relating to the recommendation on listing of decabromodiphenyl ether (commercial mixture, c-decaBDE) in Annex A to the Convention207.93 K 239.97 K 169.85 K
Invitation to review and provide comments on the draft risk profile for dicofol498.62 K 47.6 K 173.7 K
Invitation to review and provide comments on the draft document relating to the recommendation on listing of hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD) in Annex C to the Convention208.88 K 242.04 K 169.96 K
Invitation to review and provide comments on the draft risk profile for pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, perfluorooctanoic acid), its salts and PFOA-related compounds502.87 K 49.44 K 49.15 K
Invitation to review and provide comments on the draft consolidated guidance on alternatives to to perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and its related chemicals881.65 K 244.77 K 170.48 K
Invitation to review and provide comments on the draft risk management evaluation for short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs)507.6 K 249.53 K 174.18 K
Request for information in follow up to the decisions taken by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee at its eleventh meeting222.93 K  
Annex I: List of requests51.48 K  
Annex II: Workplan for the preparation of risk profiles and risk management evaluations during the intersessional period between POPRC-11 and POPRC-1221 K  
Annex III: Form for submission of information specified in Annex F104 K  
Annex IV: Form for submission of information specified in Annex E84.5 K  
Annex V: Non-exhaustive list of CAS numbers for PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds259.38 K  

Specific Information Requests

Request and submission forms
Deadline
Information received
(1) Request for information that would assist the further defining by the Committee of critical spare parts for the automotive and aerospace industries and information on the use of decabromodiphenyl ether by the small and medium enterprises in the textile industry
31 January 2016
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(2) Request for information specified in Annex F for short-chained chlorinated paraffins
11 December 2015
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(3) Request for information specified in Annex E for pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (CAS No: 335-67-1, PFOA, perfluorooctanoic acid), its salts and PFOA-related compounds
11 December 2015
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(4) Request for information on unintentional releases of hexachlorobutadiene 15 January 2016 View 
(5) Request for information on alternatives to perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts, perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride and their related chemicals  8 January 2016
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POPs Review Committee members to submit  additional information on dicofol  11 December 2015  View

Dicofol draft risk profile


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Request for comments (letter)


Dicofol draft risk profile

Parties and observers are invited to provide comments on the draft risk profile for dicofol no later than 8 April 2016 by e-mail to: poprc@brsmeas.org and kei.ohno-woodall@brsmeas.org.

PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds draft risk profile


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Request for comments (letter)


PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds draft risk profile

Parties and observers are invited to provide comments on the draft risk profile for PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds no later than 8 April 2016 by e-mail to: poprc@brsmeas.org and kei.ohno-woodall@brsmeas.org.

Short-chain chlorinated paraffins draft risk management evaluation


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Request for comments (letter)


SCCPs draft risk management evaluation

Additional information - SCCPs     

Parties and observers are invited to provide comments on the draft risk management evaluation for SCCPs and additional information no later than 8 April 2016 by e-mail to: poprc@brsmeas.org and kei.ohno-woodall@brsmeas.org.

Hexachlorobutadiene


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Request for comments (letter)


Hexachlorobutadiene draft document

Parties and observers are invited to provide comments on the draft document relating to the recommendation on listing of HCBD in Annex C to the Convention no later than 13 May 2016 by e-mail to: poprc@brsmeas.org and kei.ohno-woodall@brsmeas.org.

Decabromodiphenyl ether


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Request for comments (letter)


Decabromodiphenyl ether draft document

Parties and observers are invited to provide comments on the draft document relating to the recommendation on listing of decaBDE in Annex A to the Convention no later than 13 May 2016 by e-mail to: poprc@brsmeas.org and kei.ohno-woodall@brsmeas.org.

Consolidated guidance on alternatives to PFOS and its related chemicals


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Request for comments (letter)


Draft consolidated guidance on alternatives to PFOS and its related chemicals

Parties and observers are invited to provide comments on the draft consolidated guidance on alternatives to PFOS and its related chemicals no later than 17 June 2016 by e-mail to: poprc@brsmeas.org and kei.ohno-woodall@brsmeas.org.