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

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156. Amendments 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 first meeting of 20 By 24 September 2004, 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. III-No 106/2009), adopted the following amendments to Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention:

RC-1/3: Amendments to Annex III

The Conference of the Parties,

Noting with appreciation the work of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee and the interim Chemical Review Committee,

1.

Decides to adopt, in accordance with the procedure laid down in article 8 and paragraph 5 of article 22 of the Rotterdam Convention, the amendments to Annex III set out in the annex to the present decision;

2.

Decides that all the amendments shall enter into force on 1 February 2005, except for the amendments made by paragraph 1 (a) and (b) of the annex to the present decision, which shall enter into force on 1 January 2006.

Annex

Amendments to Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention

1. The following existing entries shall be deleted:

(a)

Monocrotophos (Soluble liquid formulations of the substance that exceed 600 g active ingredient/I)

6923-22-4

Hazardous Hazardous Pesticide Formulation

(b)

Parathion (all formulations-aerosols, dustable powder (DP), emulsifiable concentrate (EC), gr. (GR) and wettable powders (WP)-of this substance are included, except capsule suspensions (CS))

56-38-2

Hazardous Hazardous Pesticide Formulation

(c)

Crocidolite

12001-28-4

Industrial

2. In the first column, the entry for "2,4,5-T" shall be replaced by "2,4,5-T and its salts and esters".

3. The following entry shall be listed in the three columns after the entry for "Aldrin":

Binapacryl

485-31-4

Pesticide

4. The following entry shall be listed in the three columns after the entry for "Dieldrin":

Dinitro-ortho-cresol (DNOC) and its salts (such as ammonium salt, potassium salt and sodium salt)

534-52-1

Pesticide

2980-64-5

5787-96-2

2312-76-7

5. In the first column, the entry for "Dinoseb and dinoseb salts" shall be replaced by "Dinoseb and its salts and esters".

6. The following entries shall be listed in the three columns after the entry for "1,2-dibromoethane":

Ethylene dichlorides

107-06-2

Pesticide

Ethylene oxide

75-21-8

Pesticide

7. The following entries shall be listed in the three columns after the entry for "Mercury compounds":

Monocrotophos

6923-22-4

Pesticide

Parathion

56-38-2

Pesticide

8. In the first column, the entry for "pentachlorophenol" shall be replaced by "pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters".

9. The following entries shall be listed in the three columns after the entry for "Pentachlorophenol":

Toxaphenes

8001-35-2

Pesticide

Dustable powder formulations containing a combination of:

Hazardous Hazardous Pesticide Formulation

-Benomyl at or above 7 per cent,

17804-35-2

-Carbofuran at or above 10 per cent, and

1563-66-2

-Thiram at or above 15 per cent

137-26-8

10. In the first column, the entry for "Methyl-parathion (emulsifiable concentrates (EC) with 19.5%, 40%, 50%, 60% active ingredient and dusts containing 1.5%, 2% and 3% active ingredient)" shall be replaced by "methyl parathion (" (EC) at or above 19.5% active ingredient and dusts at or above 1.5% active ingredient) ".

11. The following entry shall be listed in the three columns after the entry for "Methyl-parathion":

Asbestos:

-Actinolite

77536-66-4

Industrial

-Anthophyllite

77536-67-5

Industrial

-Amosite

12172-73-5

Industrial

-Crocidolite

12001-28-4

Industrial

-Tremolite

77536-68-6

Industrial

12. The following entries shall be listed in the three columns after the entry for "Polyphenylene terphenyls":

Tetraethyl lead

78-00-2

Industrial

Tetramethyl lead

75-74-1

Industrial

13. In the second column of the entry for "2,4,5-T", "93-76-5" shall be replaced by "93-76-5 *)"; in the second column of the entry for "Dinoseb and dinoseb salts", "88-85-7" shall be replaced by "88-85-7 *)"; in the second column of the entry for the entry for "Dinoseb and dinoseb salts"; in the second column of the entry for "Dinoseb and dinoseb salts", "88-85-7" "Pentachlorophenol", "87-86-5" shall be replaced by "87-86-5 *)"; and the following footnote shall be inserted at the end of Annex III:

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*) Only the CAS numbers of parent compounds are listed. For a list of other relevant CAS numbers, reference may be made to the relevant decision guidance document.

(Translation)

RC-1/3: Amendments to Annex III

The Conference of the Parties,

Recognizing the work done by the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee and the Interim Chemical Review Committee,

1.

Decides, in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 8 and in Article 22 (5) of the Rotterdam Convention, to adopt the amendments to Annex III contained in the annex to this Decision;

2.

Decides that all amendments shall enter into force on 1 February 2005, with the exception of the amendments made by paragraph 1 (lit). a and b of the annex to this Decision, which shall be 1. January 2006 will enter into force.

Annex

Amendments to Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention

1. The following entries are deleted:

(a)

Monocrotophos

(Soluble liquid formulations of the substance whose active substance content exceeds 600 g/l)

6923-22-4

Very dangerous pesticide formulation

(b)

Parathion (all formulations-aerosols, sprayable powder, emulsifiable concentrate, granules and wettable powders-this substance is included, but no capsule suspensions)

56-38-2

Very dangerous pesticide formulation

(c)

Krokydolith

12001-28-4

Industrial chemical

2. In the first column, the entry for "2,4,5-T" is replaced by "2,4,5-T and its salts and esters".

3. The following entry is inserted in the three columns after the entry for "Aldrin":

Binapacryl

485-31-4

Pesticide

4. The following entry is inserted in the three columns after the entry for "Dieldrin":

Dinitro-ortho-cresol (DNOC) and its salts

(e.g. B. ammonium salt, potassium salt and sodium salt)

534-52-1

Pesticide

2980-64-5

5787-96-2

2312-76-7

5. In the first column, the entry for "Dinoseb and Dinoseb salts" is replaced by "Dinoseb and its salts and esters".

6. The following entries are inserted in the three columns after the entry for "1,2-dibromethane":

1,2-dichloroethane

107-06-2

Pesticide

Ethylene oxide

75-21-8

Pesticide

7. The following entries will be inserted in the three columns after the entry for "Mercury Connections":

Monocrotophos

6923-22-4

Pesticide

Parathion

56-38-2

Pesticide

8. In the first column, the entry for "pentachlorophenol" is replaced by "pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters".

9. The following entries are inserted in the three columns after the entry for "pentachlorophenol":

Toxaphen

8001-35-2

Pesticide

Sprayable powder formulations with a combination of:

Very dangerous pesticide formulation

-at least 7% benomyl,

17804-35-2

-at least 10% of carbofuran and

1563-66-2

-at least 15% Thiram

137-26-8

10. In the first column, the entry "Methylparathion (certain formulations of emulsifiable parathionmethyl concentrates with an active substance content of 19.5%, 40%, 50%, 60% and dusts with an active substance content of 1.5%, 2% and 3%)" is obtained by means of: "Methylparathion (certain formulations of emulsifiable methylparathion concentrates with an active substance content of at least 19.5% and dusts with an active ingredient content of at least 1.5%)" is replaced.

11. The following entry is inserted in the three columns after the entry for "Methylparathion":

Asbestos:

-actinolite

77536-66-4

Industrial chemical

-Anthophyllite

77536-67-5

Industrial chemical

-Amosit

12172-73-5

Industrial chemical

-Krokydolith

12001-28-4

Industrial chemical

-Tremolit

77536-68-6

Industrial chemical

12. The following entries are inserted in the three columns after the entry for "polychlorinated terphenyls":

Lead tetraethyl

78-00-2

Industrial chemical

Lead tetramethyl

75-74-1

Industrial chemical

13. In the second column of the entry for "2,4,5-T", "93-76-5" is replaced by "93-76-5 *)", in the second column of the entry for "Dinoseb and Dinoseb salts" will be replaced "88-85-7" by "88-85-7 *)", in the second column of the entry for "Pentachlorophenol" shall be replaced by "87-86-5" by "87-86-5 *)" and the following footnote shall be added at the end of Appendix III:

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*) specification of the CAS number for the root connection only. Information on further relevant CAS numbers can be found in the relevant document in support of the decision-making process.

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