Chrysotile asbestos

Chemical Chrysotile asbestos
Recommended to the COP: CRC1
Draft has been approved: Yes - CRC2
Included in Annex III: No
Decision and rationale: Excerpt of the CRC 1

The first meeting of the Chemical Review Committee agreed to recommend to the Conference of the Parties that chrysotile asbestos be listed in Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention and developed a rationale setting out how the criteria in Annex II had been met (paragraphs 91 and 92 and Annex I, part A and B, of document UNEP/FAO/RC/CRC.1/28).

The second meeting of the Chemical Review Committee agreed to the draft text of the decision guidance document (paragraph 105 and Annex I of document UNEP/FAO/RC/CRC.2/20).

Draft DGD approved by CRC 2

UNEP/FAO/RC/CRC.2/19 - Consideration of the draft decision guidance document for chrysotile asbestos

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UNEP/FAO/RC/CRC.2/INF 5 - Listing of chemicals in Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention: Consideration of the draft decision guidance document for chrysotile asbestos

Information available to the CRC

UNEP/FAO/PIC/CRC1/26 - Notifications of final regulatory actions to ban or severely restrict a chemical: Chrysotile Asbestos

UNEP/FAO/PIC/CRC1/26.Add5 - Chrysotile asbestos: additional notification from Switzerland

Supporting documentation on chrysotile

UNEP/FAO/PIC/CRC1/26.Add1 - Chrysotile asbestos: supporting documentation from Australia

UNEP/FAO/PIC/CRC1/26.Add2 - Chrysotile asbestos: supporting documentation from Chile

UNEP/FAO/PIC/CRC1/26.Add3 - Chrysotile asbestos: supporting documentation from the European Community

UNEP/FAO/PIC/CRC1/26.Add4 - Chrysotile asbestos: supporting documentation from Latvia

Information received by Parties on regulatory status of chrysotile asbestos in their territory

Switzerland - Submitted 31/07/2007

European Commission - Submitted 27/07/2007

Alternatives from United States

Regulatory Impact Analysis of Controls on Asbestos and Asbestos Products - Final Report:

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