According to Article 5 of the Stockholm Convention, parties are required to identify, characterize, quantify and prioritize sources of releases of unintentional POPs listed in Annex C Part I and develop strategies with concrete measures, timelines and goals to minimize or eliminate these releases.
To facilitate the implementation of Article 5, UN Environment Chemicals and Health Brunch is cooperating with partners all over the world on the monitoring and control to contribute to the concrete measures and to minimize the releases of unintentional POPs.
- Hexachlorobenzene (HCB);
- Pentachlorobenzene (PeCB);
- Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB); and
- Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/PCDF).