PolandPoland addresses certain PFASs under EU Regulations. All the actions taken by EU are generally taken in consultation with internal stakeholders in Poland (industry, NGOs). Poland has also taken voluntary action under the Control of Hazardous Substances in the Baltic Sea Region (COHIBA) project to raise awareness on PFOS.


Action Path taken BEPs Implemented Category of PFASss addressed Articles covered? Life cycle stage(s) addressed Method of approach Public- private partnership encouraged? Level of constraint

HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan restricts use and encourages substitution in Baltic Sea Area

Manage use  No information available  PFOA and PFOS  No information available  No information available   Regulatory  -  No information available

Control of Hazardous Substances in the Baltic Sea region (COHIBA) assessed pollution in Baltic Sea and developed management options and contribute to development of national implementation plan

 Manage use and disposal  No information available PFOS and PFOA  No  Waste  Voluntary  Yes   None

National implementation Plan of Baltic Sea Action Plan extends routine monitoring of PFOS in marine waters

Monitoring No information available  PFOS   No N/A  Monitoring  No information available   None


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