Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
Source: Toxics Link, Date: , 2015
The seventh meeting of the
Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic
Pollutants (POPs) (SC COP7) was convened from 4-15 May in Geneva, Switzerland.
Over 1000 participants attended the meeting which focused upon
convention specific issues such as the listing of new chemicals under the
Some of the key outcome
of the meeting were:
HCBD and PCN listed in Annex A & C as
new POPs in Stockholm Convention without any exemption.
PCP and its salts & esters listed in
Annex B with specific exemptions for the production and use for utility poles
and cross arms for a minimum period of ten years.