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 Charles Kanu Ikeah
Function: Director of Pollution Control and Environmental Health
Institution: Federal Ministry of Environment
Address: 14, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama , Nigeria
Phone: (+234) 33147629

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