National legislative and regulatory framework information

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

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

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: Mr. Aina Martin Pepin
Function: Directeur Général de l’Environnement et du Clima
Institution: Ministère du cadre de Vie et du Development Durable (MCVDD)
Address: 01 BP 3621 Cotonou, Benin
Phone: (+229) 96613936/21310534

Poison centers

World Health Organisation Poison Centers
Data as of 28 February 2019 

Country representative/s

Mr. Aina Martin Pepin

Directeur Général de l’Environnement et du Clima
01 BP 3621 Cotonou
(+229) 96613936/21310534

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