Import Notifications

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All import notifications since 2003 are published in this portal however, for now, some import notification details (e.g. name of the chemical, EC, CAS and whether the chemical is subject to PIC) may be incomplete. We are currently working to resolve the issue on the missing data.

Import Notifications

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Public details of import notifications made under the PIC Regulation. Import in the PIC context implies sending from a third (non-EU) country to an EU member state

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(6-Bromopyrid-2-yl)tributylstannane United Kingdom (Great Britain) Belgium 2023
1,1'-dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridinium dichloride United Kingdom (Great Britain) Germany 2023
1,1,1-Trichloroethane Switzerland Germany 2023
1,1,1-Trichloroethane Switzerland France 2023
1,2-Dibromethan Switzerland Germany 2023
1,2-dibromoethane (EDB) United Kingdom (Great Britain) Netherlands 2023
1,2-dibromoethane (EDB) Switzerland France 2023
1,2-dibromoethane (EDB);Tetraethyl lead United Kingdom (Great Britain) Estonia 2023
1,2-dibromoethane (EDB);Tetraethyl lead United Kingdom (Great Britain) France 2023
1,2-dibromoethane (EDB);Tetraethyl lead United Kingdom (Great Britain) Poland 2023
1,2-dibromoethane (EDB);Tetraethyl lead United Kingdom (Great Britain) Netherlands 2023
1,2-Dichlorethan Switzerland Germany 2023
1,2-Dichloroethane United Kingdom (Great Britain) Belgium 2023
1,2-dichloroethane United Kingdom (Great Britain) Ireland 2023
1,2-Dichloroéthane Switzerland France 2023
2,2'-Bis(trifluoromethyl)benzidine United Kingdom (Great Britain) Belgium 2023
2-(1,1,1-Tributylstannyl)pyridine United Kingdom (Great Britain) Belgium 2023
2-butan-2-yl-4,6-dinitrophenol United Kingdom (Great Britain) Germany 2023
2-butan-2-yl-4,6-dinitrophenol United Kingdom (Great Britain) Belgium 2023
2-butan-2-yl-4,6-dinitrophenol United Kingdom (Great Britain) Netherlands 2023
2-butan-2-yl-4,6-dinitrophenol United Kingdom (Great Britain) France 2023
3-(1,1,1-Tributylstannyl)pyridine United Kingdom (Great Britain) Belgium 2023
4 Nonly Phenol Ethoxylate United Kingdom (Great Britain) Finland 2023
4 Nonly Phenol Ethoxylate United Kingdom (Great Britain) Finland 2023
4 Nonyl Phenol Ethoxylate United Kingdom (Great Britain) Finland 2023
4 Nonyl Phenol Ethoxylate United Kingdom (Great Britain) Finland 2023
4 Nonyl Phenol Ethoxylate United Kingdom (Great Britain) Finland 2023
4 Nonyl Phenol Ethoxylate United Kingdom (Great Britain) Finland 2023
4 Nonylphenol, branched, ethoxylated United Kingdom (Great Britain) Finland 2023
4 Nonylphenol, branched, ethoxylated United Kingdom (Great Britain) Finland 2023
4 Nonylphenol, branched, ethoxylated United Kingdom (Great Britain) Finland 2023
4,4'-Diaminodiphenylmethane (MDA) Switzerland Germany 2023
4- nonylphenol, branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Ireland 2023
4- nonylphenol, branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Ireland 2023
4- nonylphenol, branched; 2- nonylphenol, branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Ireland 2023
4-[6-(Tributylstannyl)-2-pyridinyl]morpholine United Kingdom (Great Britain) Belgium 2023
4-nonylphenol, branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Italy 2023
4-nonylphenol, branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Portugal 2023
4-nonylphenol, branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Spain 2023
4-Nonylphenol, branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Ireland 2023
4-Nonylphenol, branched; 2-Nonylphenol branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Ireland 2023
4-Nonylphenol, branched; 2-Nonylphenol, branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Ireland 2023
4-Nonylphenol, branched;2-Nonylphenol branched United Kingdom (Great Britain) Ireland 2023
Anthraquinone Switzerland Germany 2023
Arsenic(III) oxide Switzerland Germany 2023
Benzene United Kingdom (Great Britain) United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) 2023
Benzene United Kingdom (Great Britain) Netherlands 2023
Benzene United Kingdom (Great Britain) France 2023
Benzene United Kingdom (Great Britain) Belgium 2023
Benzene United Kingdom (Great Britain) Spain 2023
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2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Total Per Year
5841
427
777
675
381
794
508
448
412
484
494
441
United States
3699
0
307
165
299
699
417
353
315
361
418
365
United Kingdom (Great Britain)
1229
379
406
444
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Switzerland
813
42
54
55
70
88
77
87
83
114
72
71
Serbia
77
2
6
7
10
7
12
7
11
8
4
3
Sao-Tome And Principe
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
San Marino
2
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Norway
4
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mexico
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
China
7
2
0
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Canada
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
3
1
0
2
Burkina Faso
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
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2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Total Per Year
5841
427
777
675
381
794
508
448
412
484
494
441
Austria
79
6
9
11
6
11
5
3
5
12
8
3
Belgium
495
76
105
88
19
46
29
27
28
23
31
23
Bulgaria
23
0
5
2
0
2
6
2
1
3
1
1
Croatia
12
0
0
0
1
2
2
1
2
2
1
1
Cyprus
7
1
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Czech Republic
86
5
6
6
3
12
11
5
7
15
8
8
Denmark
36
3
12
8
1
1
4
2
3
1
0
1
Estonia
39
5
2
1
2
1
2
1
6
8
7
4
Finland
78
12
19
17
9
5
3
1
4
2
3
3
France
1087
45
93
143
71
97
105
115
70
118
127
103
Germany
1330
63
176
130
135
378
80
80
68
72
76
72
Greece
162
10
17
7
10
12
34
15
15
10
18
14
Hungary
80
0
5
5
2
7
12
5
10
12
11
11
Ireland
171
61
59
35
0
1
1
1
2
3
5
3
Italy
412
22
109
70
29
25
24
28
23
26
21
35
Latvia
22
4
5
7
0
0
0
0
2
1
1
2
Lithuania
17
4
3
3
0
0
0
0
1
1
3
2
Luxembourg
10
1
0
0
1
2
1
0
1
1
2
1
Malta
4
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Netherlands
372
34
47
55
15
24
28
50
39
33
29
18
Poland
158
9
14
14
8
12
20
16
22
13
17
13
Portugal
63
5
6
3
8
7
5
1
2
11
6
9
Romania
41
2
6
3
1
6
7
3
4
5
3
1
Slovakia
49
4
7
0
1
6
5
3
3
7
5
8
Slovenia
26
1
5
0
3
2
5
1
2
2
2
3
Spain
410
15
29
16
31
59
61
33
35
35
42
54
Sweden
49
7
4
7
0
1
6
2
5
8
5
4
United Kingdom
422
0
0
0
25
75
52
53
52
60
62
43
United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
101
32
30
39
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

In accordance with obligations under the United Nations Rotterdam Convention, of which the PIC Regulation is the EU implementation, other Parties to the Convention should notify exports from their country to the EU for chemicals which are banned or severely restricted on their territory. These are import notifications from the perspective of the EU.

The public details of all such notifications are available in this dataset here. Details of the import notifications are published in several views, for convenience, as follows:

Import notifications

The import notifications view shows all import notifications, giving the identity of the chemical / mixture / article imported, the origin and destination countries, and the import year. Clicking on the identity shown links to more details.

These additional details will show the content(s) of the imported material subject to the Rotterdam Convention (or the PIC Regulation where applicable). For example, in the case of a mixture if there are three relevant constituents then all three will be shown.

Summary by origin

This view gives an overview of import notifications made by country of origin – i.e. by the non-EU member state from which the import was made to the EU.

Summary by destination

This view gives an overview of import notifications made by country of destination – i.e. by the EU country to which the import was made.

Note relating to Brexit

The United Kingdom withdrew from the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020; however, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, EU law continued to apply to that territory until 31 December 2020.

In searching for import notifications made to the United Kingdom until 31 December 2020, please note that the United Kingdom is listed as an “Importing Country”.

As of 1 January 2021, a distinction is drawn between the “United Kingdom (Great Britain)” and the “United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)”. This reflects the Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland – and the fact that the PIC Regulation continues to apply to Northern Ireland. Specifically, as of 1 January 2021, the “United Kingdom (Great Britain)” is listed as an “Exporting Country” for imports to the EU from the United Kingdom (Great Britain). By contrast, the "United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)” is listed as an “Importing Country”.