Chemicals proposed for listing under the Convention

Any Party may submit proposal for listing a new chemical in Annex A, B, or C of the Convention. The  POPs Review Committee evaluates the proposals and makes recommendation to the Conference of the Parties on such listing in accordance with Article 8 of the Convention. Currently, the following chemicals are under review:

  • Decabromodiphenyl ether (commercial mixture, c-decaBDE)
  • Dicofol
  • Short-chained chlorinated paraffins
  • Pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (CAS No: 335-67-1, PFOA, perfluorooctanoic acid), its salts and PFOA-related compounds

More information about chemicals under review