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This PCR will replace three expired PCRs: PCR 2011:17 Basic organic chemicals, PCR 2011:18 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c., and PCR 2015:09 Tanning chemicals. Also, it will cover  Miscellaneous basic chemical products (CPC code 345), except wood charcoal (CPC 3451).

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Replacing : PCR 2015:09 Tanning chemicals (expired 2019-12-14)
Name: Under development - Basic chemicals
CPC Codes:341 Basic organic chemicals
342 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c.
343 Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; colouring matter n.e.c.
3452 Sulphur, except sublimed sulphur, precipitated sulphur and colloidal sulphur
3453 Roasted iron pyrites
3454 Oils and other products of the distillation of high temperature coal tar, and similar products; pitch and pitch coke, obtained from mineral tars
3455 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their fractions, chemically modified, except those hydrogenated, inter-esterified, re-esterified or elaidinized; inedible mixtures or preparations of animal or vegetable fats or oils
3456 Synthetic or reconstructed precious or semi-precious stones, unworked
3457 Glycerol
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 3 (2017-)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Basic chemicals
Related PCR: Basic organic chemicals
Basic inorganic chemicals not elsewhere classified
Tanning chemicals (expired 2019-12-14)
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: Semtrio Sustainability Consulting, Spin360 Srl
Appointed PCR moderator: Bekir Cetin  Semtrio Sustainability Consulting