IHS Chemical Week

UN Proposes Six Substances for 'Watch List' Status

12:46 PM MDT | April 12, 2011 | Kara Sissell

The United Nations has recommended adding several pesticides and industrial chemicals to the UN “watch list.”  The listing is part of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) procedure, and is designed to ensure that hazardous chemicals do not endanger human health and the environment. However, inclusion on the list is not a recommendation for an international ban or severe restriction of the use of the substance, the UN says. The two pesticides recommended for inclusion are endosulfan and azinphos methyl, while the three...

If you have already signed up for access to Chemical Week Regulatory Watch, please log in here.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you. 

contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa