On February 2, 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain issued amendments to Annexes A and C of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, adopted in Geneva on May 15, 2015. The amendments include new hazardous substances that were recommended by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee. The additions include hexaclorobutadiene, pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters, and polychlorated naftalans. The amendments were published in the Official Gazette on February 10, 2017.
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