Updates from International Organizations

 

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

LRTAP Convention

IGO Facilitation and/or Tracking of Progress on Global Stewardship Efforts

Chemicals in Products

UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)

Nordic Council of Ministers

 

Nordic Council of Ministers

  • Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances in the Nordic Countries

http://www.norden.org/en/publications/publikationer/2013-542

 

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

  • Home Page:

http://chm.pops.int/Home/tabid/36/language/en_US/Default.aspx

  • PFOS its salts and PFOS-F, new POPs under the Stockholm Convention:

Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants (POPs)

 

LRTAP Convention

No information received yet.

 

IGO Facilitation and/or Tracking of Progress on Global Stewardship Efforts

  • Results of the 2004 OECD Survey on Production and Use of PFOS, PFAS and PFOA, Related Substances and Products/ Mixtures Containging these Substances.

This document presents the results of the survey of production and use information on Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS), Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonate (PFAS), Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA), related substances and products/mixtures containing these substances.

http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocument/?doclanguage=en&cote=env/jm/mono(2005)1

  • Results of the 2006 OECD Survey on Production and Use Of PFOS, PFAS, PFOA, PFCA, Their Related Substances and Products/Mixtures Containing These Substances.

This document presents the results of the 2006 survey on manufacture and use of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS), Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonate (PFAS), Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA), Perfluorocarboxylic acid (PFCA), their related substances and products/mixtures containing these substances.

http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocument/?doclanguage=en&cote=env/jm/mono(2006)36

  • Report of an OECD Workshop on Perfluorocarboxylic Acids (PFCAs) and Precursors.

This publication provides the outcome of an OECD Workshop on Perfluorocarboxylic acids and Precursors, hosted by Sweden in November 2006. It highlights ongoing PFC-related activities in OECD countries, indentifies gaps in knowledge, reveals existing concerns and how these could be mitigated. Recommendations of future activities within OECD, governments, industry, academia and NGOs are also identified. 

http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocument/?doclanguage=en&cote=env/jm/mono(2007)11

  • PFCs: Outcome of the 2009 survey
    Survey on the production, use and release of PFOS, PFAS, PFOA PFCA, their related substances and products/mixtures containing these substances

This document presents the results of the 2009 survey on manufacture and use of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS), Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonate (PFAS), Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA), Perfluorocarboxylic acid (PFCA), their related substances and products/mixtures containing these substances.

 

Chemicals in Products

  • Outcome of the second session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management on Emerging Policy Issues

http://www.saicm.org/index.php?menuid=9&pageid=392

 

UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)

  • Consideration of chemicals by the Commission on Sustainable Development

http://www.saicm.org/index.php?menuid=9&pageid=413