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List of substances subject to POPs Regulation

List of substances subject to POPs Regulation

Here you can find all substances currently listed in the relevant annexes to the POPs Regulation.

Substances listed in:

  • Annex I to the regulation are subject to prohibition (with specific exemptions) on manufacturing, placing on the market and use;
  • Annex II to the regulation are subject to restriction on manufacturing, placing on the market and use;
  • Annex III to the regulation are subject to release reduction provisions; and
  • Annex IV to the regulation are subject to waste management provisions.

Note that for some substances listed in Annex I, specific exemptions on the prohibition of their use, manufacturing and placing on the market may apply.

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB)

EC / List no: - CAS no: -
Date of inclusion in the POPs Regulation
29/04/2004
POPs Regulation History
POPs Regulation Annex
Annex I, part A
Annex III, part A
Annex IV

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Group members
This group of substance has the following member substances:
Name EC / List no. CAS no. Association
Tetrachloro(tetrachlorophenyl)benzene 250-646-4 31472-83-0 Expert judgement
1,1'-Biphenyl, chloro derivs. 215-648-1 1336-36-3 Expert judgement
Nonachloro-1,1'-biphenyl 258-738-6 53742-07-7 Expert judgement
Pentachloro[1,1'-biphenyl] 246-974-2 25429-29-2 Expert judgement
Dichlorobiphenyl 247-061-1 25512-42-9 Expert judgement
Chloro-1,1'-biphenyl 248-405-3 27323-18-8 Expert judgement
Heptachloro-1,1'-biphenyl 249-129-6 28655-71-2 Expert judgement
2,4,4'-trichlorobiphenyl 230-293-2 7012-37-5 Expert judgement
4,4'-dichlorobiphenyl 218-095-4 2050-68-2 Expert judgement
Decachloro-1,1'-biphenyl 218-115-1 2051-24-3 Expert judgement
2-chlorobiphenyl 218-125-6 2051-60-7 Expert judgement
3-chlorobiphenyl 218-126-1 2051-61-8 Expert judgement
4-chlorobiphenyl 218-127-7 2051-62-9 Expert judgement
2,2',4,4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl 219-444-3 2437-79-8 Expert judgement
2,2',4,4',6,6'-hexachlorobiphenyl 251-773-8 33979-03-2 Expert judgement

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