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

At its thirteenth meeting held in Rome from 17 to 20 October 2017, the POPs Review Committee agreed on the decisions contained in annex I to the report of the meeting (UNEP/POPS/POPRC.13/7).

A letter dated 27 October 2017 requesting the submission of information as agreed by the POPs Review Committee at its thirteenth meeting was sent to Parties and observers.

An email communication dated 9 November 2017 calling for specific expertise on the use of PFOS, its salts and PFOSF was sent to Parties and observers, in accordance with section V. of the terms of reference to prepare a report on the assessment of alternatives to those chemicals (UNEP/POPS/POPRC.13/INF/9).

A letter dated 23 February requesting the submission of comments on draft risk profile on PFHxS, its salts and PFHxS-related compounds and draft addendum to the risk management evaluation on PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds was sent to Parties and observers.

Comments Request Letter

 

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Items: 4 
Invitation to review and submit comments on the draft risk profile on perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS), its salts and PFHxS-related compounds and the draft addendum to the risk management evaluation on pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds192.58 K
Draft risk profile on PFHxS, its salts and PFHxS-related compounds266.7 K
Draft addendum to the risk management evaluation on PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds388.72 K
Additional information related to the draft risk profile on PFHxS, its slats and its salts and PFHxS-related compounds733 K

Comments Submissions

Requests for comments
Letter date
Deadline
Comments received
Request for comments on draft risk profile on PFHxS, its salts and PFHxS-related compounds
23 February 2018
6 April 2018
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Request for comments on draft addendum to the risk management evaluation on PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds
23 February 2018
6 April 2018
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Information Request Letter

 

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Items: 7 
Request for information in follow up to the decisions taken by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee at its thirteenth meeting295.81 K
1. Request for information on pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (CAS No: 335-67-1, PFOA, perfluorooctanoic acid), its salts and PFOA-related compounds83 K
2.1 Request for information specified in Annex E for perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (CAS No: 355-46-4, PFHxS), its salts and PFHxS-related compounds (including Annex E form)102.5 K
2.2 Non-exhaustive lists of perfluorohexane sulfonic acid and its related substances as of 6 July 2017 704.02 K
2.3 Supporting information: Potential PFBS and PFHxS Precursors (2017)2.26 MB
3.1 Request for information on perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride (PFOSF) (including submission form)42.71 K
3.2 Terms of reference for the assessment of alternatives to perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride (UNEP/POPS/POPRC.13/INF/9)164.83 K

Information Requests Submissions

Requests for informaiton
Letter date
Deadline
Submissions received
Request for information on PFOA
27 October 2017
12 January 2018
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Request for information on PFHxS
27 October 2017
8 December 2017
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Request for information on PFOS and sulfluramid
27 October 2017
15 February 2018
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