Dérogation sous la Convention de Minamata sur le Mercure

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Dérogations aux dates d’abandon définitif prévues dans la première partie de l’Annexe A de la Convention de Minamata sur le mercure

 

Partie Indiquer la catégorie/sous-catégorie spécifique pour laquelle la dérogation est enregistrée et activités concernées (fabrication, importation et/ou exportation) Motif de la dérogation Date d’expiration de la dérogationa
Argentina

The following non-electronic measuring devices except non-electronic measuring devices installed in large-scale equipment or those used for high precision measurement, where no suitable mercury-free alternative is available: (a)-(e):

Manufacture of:

  1. clinical thermometers
 
 2025
Botswana  

Import for all mercury-added products, as listed in Part I of Annex A of the Convention

 
 2025
Canada

Linear flourescent lamps (CFLs) for general lighting purposes: (a)-(b).

Manufacture, import and export of:

  1. triband phosphor < 60 watts with a mercury content exeeding 5 mg per lamp

Mercury in cold cathode fluorescent lamps and external electrode flourescent lamps (CCFL and EEFL) for electronic displays: (a)-(c).

Manufacture, import and export of CCFLs and EEFLs:

  1. short length (≤ 500 mm) with mercury content exceeding 3.5 mg per lamp
  2. medium lenth (> 500 mm and ≤ 1 500 mm) with mercury content exceeding 5 mg per lamp
  2025a
China (Province Macao S.A.R.)

Import and export for all mercury-added products, as listed in Part I of Annex A of the Convention.

 
 2025
China

The following non-electronic measuring devices except non-electronic measuring devices installed in large-scale equipment or those used for high precision measurement, where no suitable mercury-free alternative is available: (a)-(e).

Manufacture of:

  1. clinical thermometers
  2. sphygmomanometers
 
 2025
Ghana

Manufacture, import and export for all mercury-added products, as listed in Part I of Annex A of the Convention.

 2025
India

Manufacture, import and export for all mercury-added products, as listed in Part I of Annex A of the Convention.

 2025
Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Import for the following mercury-added products:

  1. Batteries, except for button zink silver oxide batteries with a mercury content < 2 % and button zink air batteries with a mercury content < 2 %.

Manufacture, import and export for the following mercury-added products:

  1. Switches and relays, except very high accuracy capacitance and loss measurement bridges and high frequency radio frequency switches and relays in monitoring and control instruments with a maximum mercury content of 20 mg per bridge, switch or relay.
  2. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for general lighting purposes that are ≤ 30 watts with a mercury content exceeding 5 mg per lamp burner.
  3. Linear flourescent lamps (CFLs) for general lighting purposes: (a)-(b).
  4. High pressure mercury vapour lamps (HPMV) for general lighting purposes.
  5. Mercury in cold cathode fluorescent lamps and external electrode flourescent lamps (CCFL and EEFL) for electronic displays: (a)-(c).

Manufacture and export for the following mercury-added products:

  1. The following non-electronic measuring devices except non-electronic measuring devices installed in large-scale equipment or those used for high precision measurement, where no suitable mercury-free alternative is available: (a)-(e).
 2025
Lesotho

Import for the following mercury-added products:

  1. Batteries, except for button zink silver oxide batteries with a mercury content < 2 % and button zink air batteries with a mercury content < 2 %.
  2. Switches and relays, except very high accuracy capacitance and loss measurement bridges and high frequency radio frequency switches and relays in monitoring and control instruments with a maximum mercury content of 20 mg per bridge, switch or relay.
  3. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for general lighting purposes that are ≤ 30 watts with a mercury content exceeding 5 mg per lamp burner.
  4. Linear flourescent lamps (CFLs) for general lighting purposes: (a)-(b).
  5. High pressure mercury vapour lamps (HPMV) for general lighting purposes.
  6. Mercury in cold cathode fluorescent lamps and external electrode flourescent lamps (CCFL and EEFL) for electronic displays: (a)-(c).
  7. The following non-electronic measuring devices except non-electronic measuring devices installed in large-scale equipment or those used for high precision measurement, where no suitable mercury-free alternative is available: (a)-(e).
 
 2025
Madagascar

Import for all mercury-added products, as listed in Part I of Annex A of the Convention.

 
 2025
Peru

The following non-electronic measuring devices except non-electronic measuring devices installed in large-scale equipment or those used for high precision measurement, where no suitable mercury-free alternative is available: (a)-(e).

Manufacture, import and export of:

  1. Thermometers
  2. Sphygmomanometers
 
 2025
Swaziland

Import for the following mercury-added products:

  1. Batteries, except for button zink silver oxide batteries with a mercury content < 2 % and button zink air batteries with a mercury content < 2 %.
  2. Switches and relays, except very high accuracy capacitance and loss measurement bridges and high frequency radio frequency switches and relays in monitoring and control instruments with a maximum mercury content of 20 mg per bridge, switch or relay.
  3. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for general lighting purposes that are ≤ 30 watts with a mercury content exceeding 5 mg per lamp burner.
  4. Linear flourescent lamps (CFLs) for general lighting purposes: (a)-(b).
  5. High pressure mercury vapour lamps (HPMV) for general lighting purposes.
  6. Mercury in cold cathode fluorescent lamps and external electrode flourescent lamps (CCFL and EEFL) for electronic displays: (a)-(c).
  7. The following non-electronic measuring devices except non-electronic measuring devices installed in large-scale equipment or those used for high precision measurement, where no suitable mercury-free alternative is available: (a)-(e).
 
 2025
       
       

 

a À moins que la Partie n’indique une autre date, toutes les dérogations expirent cinq ans après la date d’abandon applicable figurant dans la première partie de l’Annexe A.

 

 

Dérogations aux dates d’abandon définitif prévues dans la première partie de l’Annexe B de la Convention de Minamata sur le mercure

 

Partie Catégorie/sous-catégorie pour laquelle une dérogation est enregistrée Motif de la dérogation Date d’expiration de la dérogationa
Argentina

Chlor-alkali production

 
 2030
Ghana

Chlor-alkali production

Acetaldehyde production in which mercury or mercury compounds are used as a catalyst

 

2030

2023

India

Chlor-alkali production

Acetaldehyde production in which mercury or mercury compounds are used as a catalyst

 

2030

2023

Iran

Chlor-alkali production

 
 2030
Peru

Chlor-alkali production

Acetaldehyde production in which mercury or mercury compounds are used as a catalyst

 

2030

2023

United States of America

Chlor-alkali production

 
 2030

 

a À moins que la Partie n’indique une autre date, toutes les dérogations expirent cinq ans après la date d’abandon applicable figurant dans la première partie de l’Annexe B.

 

 

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