Change In Annex Iii Of The Rotterdam Convention On The Procedure Of Prior Informed Consent For Certain Hazardous Chemicals And Pesticides In International...

Original Language Title: Änderung in Anlage III des Rotterdamer Übereinkommens über das Verfahren der vorherigen Zustimmung nach Inkenntnissetzung für bestimmte gefährliche Chemikalien sowie Pestizide im internationalen ...

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161. Amendment to Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade

On the basis of § 5 paragraph 1 Z 6 of the Federal Law on the Federal Law Gazette 2004 (BGBlG) BGBl. I n ° 100/2003 idgF, shall be made known:

At its fourth meeting of 27 June 2007, to 31. On 11 October 2008, the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade (BGBl. III No 67/2005 idF BGBl. -No 106/2009, as last amended by BGBl. III No 156/2015), decided to include tributyltin compounds in Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention.

Accordingly, the following chemicals are inserted in the three columns after the entry for "Toxaphen":

Chemical

Relevant CAS number (s)

Category

All tributyltin compounds

including:

Pesticide

Tributyltin oxide

CAS 56-35-9

Tributyltin fluorides

CAS 1983-10-4

Tributyltin methacrylates

CAS 2155-70-6

Tributyltin benzoates

CAS 4342-36-3

Tributyltin chlorides

CAS 1461-22-9

Tributyltin linoleate

CAS 24124-25-2

Tributyltin naphthenate

CAS 85409-17-2

(Translation)

Chemical

CAS number (s)

Category

All tributyltin compounds, including:

Pesticide

Tributyltin oxide

56-35-9

Tributyltin fluoride

1983-10-4

Tributyltin methacrylate

2155-70-6

Tributyltin benzoate

4342-36-3

Tributyltin chloride

1461-22-9

Tributylzinnlinoleat

24124-25-2

Tributyltin naphthenate

85409-17-2

The present amendment in Annex III is in accordance with Article 22 (5) (lit). (c) of the Convention and in the light of Decision RC-4/5 of 31 December 1999. It entered into force on 1 February 2009 for all Contracting Parties.

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