List of substances subject to POPs Regulation

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.

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB)

EC / List no: - CAS no: -
Date of inclusion in the POPs Regulation
POPs Regulation History
POPs Regulation Annex
Annex I, part A
Annex III, part A
Annex IV
First published

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Name EC / List no. CAS no. Association
1,1'-Biphenyl, chloro derivs. 215-648-1 1336-36-3 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,4-PCB 684-162-3 34883-43-7 Expert judgement (ECHA)
Decachloro-1,1'-biphenyl 218-115-1 2051-24-3 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2-chlorobiphenyl 218-125-6 2051-60-7 Expert judgement (ECHA)
3-chlorobiphenyl 218-126-1 2051-61-8 Expert judgement (ECHA)
4-chlorobiphenyl 218-127-7 2051-62-9 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,2',4,4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl 219-444-3 2437-79-8 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,4,4'-trichlorobiphenyl 230-293-2 7012-37-5 Expert judgement (ECHA)
3,3'-dichlorobiphenyl 621-287-4 2050-67-1 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,4',5-trichlorobiphenyl 621-296-3 16606-02-3 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl 621-375-2 31508-00-6 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,2',3,4,4',5'-hexachlorobiphenyl 621-377-3 35065-28-2 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,2',3,4,4',5,5'-heptachlorobiphenyl 621-378-9 35065-29-3 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,2',4,5,5'-pentachlorobiphenyl 621-393-0 37680-73-2 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,4,6-Trichlorobiphenyl 621-526-2 35693-92-6 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,2',5,5'-tetrachlorobiphenyl 621-615-6 35693-99-3 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,4,5-trichloro-1,1'-biphenyl 630-494-9 15862-07-4 Expert judgement (ECHA)
3,3',4,4'-tetrachloro-1,1'-biphenyl 634-804-3 32598-13-3 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,2',3,3',4,4',5-heptachlorobiphenyl 634-856-7 35065-30-6 Expert judgement (ECHA)
Pentachloro[1,1'-biphenyl] 246-974-2 25429-29-2 Expert judgement (ECHA)
Dichlorobiphenyl 247-061-1 25512-42-9 Expert judgement (ECHA)
Chloro-1,1'-biphenyl 248-405-3 27323-18-8 Expert judgement (ECHA)
Heptachloro-1,1'-biphenyl 249-129-6 28655-71-2 Expert judgement (ECHA)
Tetrachloro(tetrachlorophenyl)benzene 250-646-4 31472-83-0 Expert judgement (ECHA)
Nonachloro-1,1'-biphenyl 258-738-6 53742-07-7 Expert judgement (ECHA)
2,2',4,4',6,6'-hexachlorobiphenyl 251-773-8 33979-03-2 Expert judgement (ECHA)
4,4'-dichlorobiphenyl 218-095-4 2050-68-2 Expert judgement (ECHA)