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This decision amends Annex A and B of the POP Convention, RS 0.814.03.

The amendments are:

  • Addition of the chemical substance dicofol to Part I of Annex A (‘Elimination’) with no specific exemptions for its production and use after the substance Decabromodiphenylether
  • Addition of PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds to Part I on Annex A (‘Elimination’) with certain specific exemptions for their production and use
  • Revision on the entry for PFOS, its salts and PFOSF in Part I to Annex B (‘Restriction’) with information on acceptable purposes and specific exemptions for their production and use

Publication Date:
May 10, 2019

Enforcement Date:
Dec. 3, 2020

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