Fourteenth meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC.14)

Rome, Italy, from 11 to 14 September 2018

Venue: FAO Headquarters, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Rome, Italy.

Overview

The fourteenth meeting of the Chemical Review Committee of the Rotterdam Convention will be held from 11 to 14 September 2018 at the FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, back-to-back with the fourteenth meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee of the Stockholm Convention which will convene from 17 to 21 September 2018 at the same venue.

At its fourteenth meeting, the Committee will consider the draft decision guidance documents for acetochlor, hexabromocyclododecane and phorate, developed by the intersessional drafting group. The Committee will also consider the updated version of the Handbook of Working Procedures and Policy Guidance for the Chemical Review Committee.

Additionally, in line with the procedures for banned or severely restricted chemicals (Article 5, Paragraphs 5 and 6), the Committee will review the following notifications of final regulatory action forwarded by the Secretariat, in accordance to the criteria set out in Annex II to the Convention:

Candidate chemicals  Notifying Party  Published in PIC Circular 
Hexabromocyclododecane
Canada XLVII (June 2018)
Methyl-parathion
Panama XLVII (June 2018)
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its
salts and PFOA related compounds
Canada XLVII (June 2018)
Norway XLI (June 2015)

Working language: The working language of the meeting will be English only.

Meeting Documents

  • Working Documents
  • Information Documents

Webinars

Briefing on the fourteenth meetings of the Chemical Review Committee and the POPs Review Committee

The online briefings will provide an overview of the issues that will be considered at the forthcoming meetings of the Rotterdam Convention Chemical Review Committee (CRC) and the Stockholm Convention POPs Review Committee (POPRC), to be held, respectively, on 11-14 September 2018 and 17-21 September 2018, in Rome, Italy.

Briefing on the fourteenth meetings of the Chemical Review Committee and the POPs Review Committee

Briefing on the fourteenth meetings of the Chemical Review Committee and the POPs Review Committee
 

Briefing given to the Permanent Missions to the United Nations based in Geneva