National legislative and regulatory framework information

National policies, laws, procedures, guidelines, and other elements related to safe management of chemicals

Minamata Convention on Mercury
Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for certain hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in international trade

Increased risk reduction

Risk reduction measures beyond legally binding instruments (i.e. strengthened policy and regulatory frameworks), and compliance and enforcement measures

Lead in Paint
Status: No
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Pesticide Legislation based on the International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management
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Information on this page is reviewed by the SAICM focal point

Name: Mrs. Marcia Levaggi
Function: Directora General de Asuntos Ambientales
Institution: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto
Address: Esmeralda 1212, (C1007ABR) Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone: (+54 11) 4819 7408/7405

Poison centers

World Health Organisation Poison Centers
Data as of 28 February 2019 

Country representative/s

People working for a healthier environment in Argentina