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Persistent Organic Pollutants – POPs Regulation

The POPs Regulation bans or restricts the use of persistent organic pollutants in both chemical Products and articles. POPs substances have particularly serious health and environmental properties.

Consolidated text

Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
(last consolidated on 30 September 2016).

Amendments and corrections

Amendments and corrections not included in the consolidation of the POPs Regulation:

All amendments and corrections are included in the consolidated text.

Basic regulation and all amendments and corrections are accessible in EUR-Lex.

Read more about the rules

Read more about the POPs Regulation.