No ban of asbestos cement products in the US

EPA has just published a final rule that will become effective in 60 days or about June 17, 2019. This final rule states that NO ban of asbestos cement pipes and sheets will be pursued in the USA by EPA.

The chemicals subject to the Prior Informed Consent Procedure

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.