Thirteenth meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC.13)

Rome, Italy, from 23 to 27 October 2017

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

Overview

The thirteenth meeting of the Chemical Review Committee of the Rotterdam Convention will be held from 23 to 27 October 2017 at the FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, back-to-back with the thirteenth meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee of the Stockholm Convention which will convene from 17 to 20 October 2017 at the same venue. The pre-meetings of the CRC-13 will take place on Sunday, 22 October 2017.

At its thirteenth meeting, the Committee will consider the notifications of final regulatory action of thirteen chemicals, namely, acetochlor, atrazine, carbon tetrachloride, chlordecone, endosulfan, hexabromocyclododecane, hexazinone, mirex, pentachlorobenzene, perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride (PFOSF), phorate, polychlorinated naphthalenes and triazophos. The Committee will also consider the proposals to include lambda-cyhalothrin emulsifiable concentrate 50 g/L and lambda-cyhalothrin capsule suspension 50 g/L as severely hazardous pesticide formulations in Annex III to the Convention.

Working language

The working language of the meeting will be English only.

Practical information

Call for information

Meeting Documents

  • Working Documents
  • Information Documents

Webinars

Briefing on the thirteenth meetings of the POPs Review Committee (POPRC) and of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC)

The online briefings will provide an overview of the issues that will be considered at the forthcoming meetings of the POPs Review Committee (POPRC) and the Chemical Review Committee (CRC), to be held, respectively, on 17-20 October 2017 and 23-27 October 2017, in Rome, Italy.

Briefing on the thirteenth meetings of the POPs Review Committee (POPRC) and of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC)

Briefing on the thirteenth meetings of the POPs Review Committee (POPRC) and of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC)