|Title||Factsheets New Persistent Organic Pollutants(POPs)|
|Year of Publication||2022|
|Keywords||Persistent organic pollutants, POPs, Chlordecone, Hexabromobiphenyl, Hexabromodiphenyl ether and Heptabromodiphenylether (Commercial octaBDE), Tetrabromodiphenyl ether and Pentabromodiphenyl ether (Commercial penta-BDE), Pentachlorobenzene, Hexabromocyclododecane, Hexachlorobutadiene, Stockholm Convention, NIP, National Implementation Plan,|
The Government of India has ratified seven POPs on 7 October 2020, and paved the way for elimination of these chemicals. The national implementation process is ongoing. This document gives a snapshot of these seven new POPs with regard to their characteristics, uses, exposure routes, health impacts, regulations as well as alternatives.