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Vietnam Published the POPs Draft for Public Comments

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Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment published the Draft National Technical Regulation on Thresholds for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Articles, Products, Commodities and Equipment (G/TBT/N/VNM/238-TBT notification) on September 15, 2022. The final date for comments shall be 60 days from its notification.

The draft specifies the maximum concentration limit of POPs used in articles, products, commodities and equipment using or containing POPs. It is applicable to institutions, organizations and individuals in Vietnam engaged in the import, manufacture, trade, use, and conformity assessment activities of substances listed in the draft.

The Table below presents the CAS number, intended uses, and concentration limits of POPs:




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