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Amendments to Annexes A, B and C of the Stockholm Convention

On 26 August 2009, the depositary communicated the adoption of the amendment to Annexes A, B and C of the Stockholm Convention. As a result, the amendments shall enter into force on 26 August 2010 for all Parties that have not submitted a notification pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 3(b) of Article 22. Amendments list the following chemicals in the respective annexes: alpha hexachlorocyclohexane, beta hexachlorocyclohexane, chlordecone, hexabromobiphenyl, hexabromodiphenyl ether and heptabromodiphenyl ether, lindane, pentachlorobenzene, perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride, tetrabromodiphenyl ether and pentabromodiphenyl ether. With links to the Depository Notification in English and French.

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