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EU announced amendments of Annexes IV and V of the Regulation 850/2014

February 18, 2015

The European Union (EU) has announced its amendments of Annexes IV and V of the Regulation 850/2014 as stated in Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1342/2014 of 17 December 2014.

1. The amended Annex IV adds six substances to the table of persistent organic pollutants (POPs).

  • Endosulfan [CAS# 115-29-7]
  • α-Endosulfan [CAS# 959-98-8]
  • β-Endosulfan [CAS# 33213-65-9]
  • Hexachlorobutadiene [CAS# 87-68-3]
  • Polychlorinated naphthalenes
  • Alkanes C10-C13, chloro (short-chain chlorinated paraffins) (SCCPs) [CAS# 85535-84-8]

2. The amended Annex V incorporates these substances in Part 2 of the table.

The amendments shall apply beginning June 18, 2015.

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