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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.

 

Substance name EC CAS Annex
Tetrabromodiphenyl ether
C12H6Br4O
254-787-2 (and others) 40088-47-9 (and others I,IV
Pentabromodiphenyl ether 
C12H5Br5O
251-084-2 (and others) 32534-81-9 (and others) I,IV
Hexabromodiphenyl ether
C12H4Br6O
253-058-6 (and others) 36483-60-0 (and others) I,IV
Heptabromodiphenyl ether
C12H3Br7O
273-031-2 (and others) 68928-80-3 (and others) I,IV
Bis(pentabromophenyl)ether
(decabromodiphenyl ether; decaBDE)
214-604-9 1163-19-5 I,IV
Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and its derivatives (PFOS)
C8F17SO2X
(X = OH, Metal salt (O-M+), halide, amide, and other derivatives including polymers)
206-200-6
216-887-4
217-179-8
220-527-1
223-980-3
246-262-1
249-415-0
249-644-6
250-665-8
260-375-3
274-460-8
-
(and others)
307-35-7
1691-99-2
1763-23-1
2795-39-3
4151-50-2
24448-09-7
29081-56-9
29457-72-5
31506-32-8
56773-42-3
70225-14-8
251099-16-8

(and others)
I,IV
DDT (1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethane) 200-024-3 50-29-3 I,IV
Chlordane 200-349-0 57-74-9 I,IV
Hexachlorocyclohexanes, including lindane 200-401-2
206-270-8
206-271-3
210-168-9
58-89-9
319-84-6
319-85-7
608-73-1
I,IV
Dieldrin 200-484-5 60-57-1 I,IV
Endrin 200-775-7 72-20-8 I,IV
Heptachlor 200-962-3 76-44-8 I,IV
Endosulfan 204-079-4 115-29-7
959-98-8
33213-65-9
I,IV
Hexachlorobenzene 204-273-9 118-74-1 I, III,IV
Chlordecone 205-601-3 143-50-0 I,IV
Aldrin 206-215-8 309-00-2 I,IV
Pentachlorobenzene 210-172- 0 608-93-5 I, III,IV
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) 215-648-1 (and others) 1336-36-3 (and others) I, III,IV
Mirex 219-196-6 2385-85-5 I,IV
Toxaphene 232-283-3 8001-35-2 I,IV
Hexabromobiphenyl 252-994-2 36355-01-8 I,IV
Hexabromocyclododecane 247-148-4
221-695-9
-
-
-
25637-99-4
3194-55-6
134237-50-6
134237-51-7
134237-52-8
I,IV
Hexachlorobutadiene 201-765-5 87-68-3 I,III,IV
Pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters 201-778-6 (and others) 87-86-5 (and others) I
Polychlorinated naphthalenes 274-864-4 (and others) 70776-03-3 (and others) I,IV
Alkanes C10-C13, chloro (short-chain chlorinated paraffins) (SCCPs) 287-476-5 85535-84-8 I,IV
Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/PCDF) - - III,IV
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) - - III

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