Guide and Checklist for Phasing Out Mercury-added Products Under the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Zero Mercury Working Group | 01 Dec 2017

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This guide provides a simplified list of steps governments may take in preparing to undertake the Convention Article 4 obligations. It is intended to facilitate the implementation of the legal, institutional, and practical components of a mercury product phase out strategy, including those that may be performed as part of Minamata Initial Assessments (MIAs). The guide should be used in conjunction with the Convention text, and related materials providing additional details regarding Convention obligations.