Rotterdam Convention •Chemicals

Annex III

            The chemicals listed in Annex III include pesticides and industrial chemicals that have been banned or severely restricted for health or environmental reasons by Parties. There are a total of 40 chemicals listed in Annex III, 29 are pesticides (including 4 severely hazardous pesticide formulations) and 11 industrial chemicals.
 
Annex III(**

Chemical
(CAS number(s))
Category

 

Decision Guidance Document

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2,4,5-T and its salts and esters
(93-76-5)*
Pesticide
Aldrin
(309-00-2)
Pesticide
Binapacryl
(485-31-4)
Pesticide
Captafol
(2425-06-1)
Pesticide
Chlordane
(57-74-9)
Pesticide
Chlordimeform
(6164-98-3)
Pesticide
Chlorobenzilate
(510-15-6)
Pesticide
DDT
(50-29-3)
Pesticide
Dieldrin
(60-57-1)
Pesticide
Dinitro-ortho-cresol (DNOC) and its salts (such as ammonium salt, potassium salt and sodium salt)
(534-52-1; 2980-64-5; 5787-96-2; 2312-76-7)
Pesticide
Dinoseb and its salts and esters
(88-85-7)
Pesticide
1,2-dibromoethane (EDB)
(106-93-4)
Pesticide
Ethylene dichloride
(107-06-2)
Pesticide
Ethylene oxide
(75-21-8)
Pesticide
Fluoroacetamide
(640-19-7)
Pesticide
HCH (mixed isomers)
(608-73-1)
Pesticide
Heptachlor
(76-44-8)
Pesticide
Hexachlorobenzene
(118-74-1)
Pesticide
Lindane
(58-89-9)
Pesticide
Mercury compounds including inorganic mercury compounds, alkyl mercury compounds and alkyloxyalkyl and aryl mercury compounds (CAS numbers)
Pesticide
Corrigendum  E  F  S
Corrigendum  E  F  S
Monocrotophos
(6923-22-4)
Pesticide
Parathion
(56-38-2)
Pesticide
Pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters
(87-86-5) *
Pesticide
Toxaphene
(8001-35-2)
Pesticide
Tributyltin compounds (TBT)
()
Pesticide
Dustable powder formulations containing a combination of :
benomyl at or above 7 per cent, carbofuran at above 10 per cent, thiram at or above 15 per cent
(17804-35-2; 1563-66-2; 137-26-8)
Severely hazardous pesticide formulation
Methamidophos (Soluble liquid formulations of the substance that exceed 600 g active ingredient/l)
(10265-92-6)
Severely hazardous pesticide formulation
Phosphamidon (Soluble liquid formulations of the substance that exceed 1000 g active ingredient/l)
13171-21-6 (mixture, (E) & (Z) isomers)
23783-98-4 ((Z)-isomer)
297-99-4 ((E)-isomer))
Severely hazardous pesticide formulation
Methyl-parathion (emulsifiable concentrates (EC) at or above 19.5% active ingredient and dusts at or above 1.5% active ingredient)
(298-00-0)
Severely hazardous pesticide formulation
Asbestos Crocidolite
(12001-28-4)

Actinolite
(77536-66-4)

Anthophyllite
(77536-67-5)

Amosite
(12172-73-5)

Tremolite
(77536-68-6)
Industrial
Polybrominated biphenyls
(PBB)
(36355-01-8) (hexa-)
(27858-07-7) (octa-)
(13654-09-6) (deca-)
Industrial
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB)
(1336-36-3)
Industrial
Polychlorinated terphenyls (PCT)
(61788-33-8)
Industrial
Tetraethyl lead
(78-00-2)
Industrial
Tetramethyl lead
(75-74-1)
Industrial
Tris (2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate
(126-72-7)
Industrial

 
 * Only the CAS numbers of parent compounds are listed. For a list of other relevant CAS numbers, reference may be made to the relevant decision guidance document. 
 ** As amended by the First Meeting of the Conference of the Parties by its decision RC 1/3 of 24 September 2004