161. change in annex III of the Rotterdam Convention on the procedure of prior informed consent for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade
On the basis of § 5 para 1 No. 6 of the Federal law about the Gazette 2004 (BGBlG) Federal Law Gazette I no. 100/2003 as amended, will be published:
At its fourth session from 27 to 31 October 2008 has informed the Conference of the parties of the Rotterdam Convention on the prior consent procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade (BGBl. III No. 67/2005 idF BGBl. III No 106/2009, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette III No. 156/2015) decided to take up tributyltin compounds in annex III of the Rotterdam Convention.
Accordingly, the following chemicals in the three columns after the entry for "Toxaphene" shall be inserted:
Relevant CAS number(s)
All tributyltin compounds
All tributyl tin compounds, including:
The present amendment in annex III is in accordance with art. 22 par. 5. c of the present Convention and on the basis of decision RC-4/5 by October 31, 2008, for all Contracting Parties with February 1, 2009 entered into force.