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Industrial Chemical Registration and Administration Proclamation No. 1075/2018.

Country/Territory
Ethiopia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2018
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Hazardous substances International trade Authorization/permit PIC-prior informed consent Monitoring Certification
Geographical area
Africa, AFRICA FAO, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Countries, Least Developed Countries, Sahel
Abstract

This Proclamation provides rules for registration and the handling of industrial chemicals”. It has the following objectives: 1/ establishing a national system for registration and administration of industrial chemicals; and 2/ preventing and controlling the adverse effects arising from the mismanagement of chemicals to the human and animals health as well as environment safety that may occur in the transaction of industrial chemicals. “Industrial chemical” means any chemical that is used for industrial, educational and training, research and transfer purposes, with the exclusion of pharmaceutical and medical, food and food additives, agricultural, chemical weapons and radioactive chemicals. The Proclamation implements in part the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

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