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: Mr. Ahmad Al-Qatarneh
Function: Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment
Institution: Ministry of Environment
Address: King Feisal bin Abdul-Aziz Str. 83, Um Uthainah, P.O. Box 1408 11941 Amman, Jordan
Phone: (+962 6) 552 1941/560 1113 Ext. 140

Poison centers

World Health Organisation Poison Centers
Data as of 28 February 2019 

Country representative/s

Eng. Reema Al-Hindi

Head of Hazardous Substances Suction
King Feisal bin Abdul-Aziz Str. 83, Um Uthainah 11941 Amman
(+962 ) 790355721

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