2017 Amendments to Annex III of the Convention On The Prior Informed Consent Procedure For Certain Hazardous Chemicals And Pesticides In International Trade (listing of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls)

Filename: 8839-2017-Amendment-1998-priorinformedconsenthazardouschemicalspesticidesentxt

2017 Amendments to Annex III of the Convention On The Prior Informed Consent Procedure For Certain Hazardous Chemicals And Pesticides In International Trade (listing of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls)

Source: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/other/dfat/treaties/ATS/2017/43.pdf

RC-6/7: Listing of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls in Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention

The Conference of the Parties,

Noting with appreciation the work of the Chemical Review Committee,

Having considered the recommendation of the Chemical Review Committee to make perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls subject to the prior informed consent procedure and accordingly to list those chemicals in Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade,

Satisfied that all the requirements for listing in Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention have been met,

1. Decides to amend Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention to list the following chemicals:

Chemical

Relevant CAS number(s)

Category

Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls including:

– Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid

– Potassium perfluorooctane sulfonate

– Lithium perfluorooctane sulfonate

– Ammonium perfluorooctane sulfonate

– Diethanolammonium perfluorooctane sulfonate

– Tetraethylammonium perfluorooctane sulfonate

– Didecyldimethylammonium perfluorooctane sulfonate

– N-Ethylperfluorooctane sulfonamide

– N-Methylperfluorooctane sulfonamide

– N-Ethyl-N-(2-hydroxyethyl) perfluorooctane sulfonamide

– N-(2-hydroxyethyl)-N- methylperfluorooctane sulfonamide

– Perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride

1763-23-1 2795-39-3 29457-72-5 29081-56-9 70225-14-8

56773-42-3 251099-16-8

4151-50-2 31506-32-8 1691-99-2

24448-09-7 307-35-7

Industrial

2. Also decides that this amendment shall enter into force for all parties on 10 August 2013;

3. Approves the draft decision guidance document on perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls.[1]

[1] UNEP/FAO/RC/COP.6/10/Add.1, annex.