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Quick Views - POPRC 19
The POPs Review Committee in its 19th meeting will address the follow key items:
Medium chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCPs) and long-chain perfluorocarboxylic acids (LC-PFCAs), their salts and related compounds:
i) Adoption of their risk management evaluations.
ii) Decide whether the chemicals should be recommended for listing in Annexes A, B and/or C of the Convention at the 2025 Conference of the Parties.
i) Adoption of its risk profile.
ii) Decide whether chlorpyrifos is likely, as a result of its long-range environmental transport, to lead to significant adverse human health and/or environmental effects such that global action is warranted, and that risk management evaluations should be developed.
Guidance on Long-range environmental transport:
i) Consider the draft document.
ii) Agree on next steps.
Guidance on Labelling and other means of identification of POPs in stockpiles, articles in use and wastes
Adopting a decision to implement COP decision SC-11/12, by
i) Deciding on a date by which Parties and observers are invited to provide information to the Secretariat on experiences with and challenges encountered in developing and implementing appropriate strategies for identifying persistent organic pollutants in stockpiles, products and articles in use and in wastes and other relevant information.
ii) Establishing an intersessional working group to consider options for identifying persistent organic pollutants in stockpiles, products and articles in use and in wastes and issues related to the production, import and export of products and articles containing persistent organic pollutants.
For details on IPEN's views, see the full document, below.