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Regulation (EC) No 166/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 January 2006 concerning the establishment of a European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register and amending Council Directives 91/689/EEC and 96/61/EC (Text with EEA relevance)

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ANNEX IIU.K.Pollutants(1)

a

Unless otherwise specified any pollutant specified in Annex II shall be reported as the total mass of that pollutant or, where the pollutant is a group of substances, as the total mass of the group.

b

A hyphen (—) indicates that the parameter and medium in question do not trigger a reporting requirement.

c

Total mass of hydrogen fluorocarbons: sum of HFC23, HFC32, HFC41, HFC4310mee, HFC125, HFC134, HFC134a, HFC152a, HFC143, HFC143a, HFC227ea, HFC236fa, HFC245ca, HFC365mfc.

d

Total mass of perfluorocarbons: sum of CF4, C2F6, C3F8, C4F10, c-C4F8, C5F12, C6F14.

e

Total mass of substances including their isomers listed in Group VIII of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 June 2000 on substances that deplete the ozone layer (OJ L 244, 29.9.2000, p. 1). Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC) No 1804/2003 (OJ L 265, 16.10.2003, p. 1).

f

Total mass of substances including their isomers listed in Group I and II of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000.

g

Total mass of substances including their isomers listed in Group III and VI of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000.

h

All metals shall be reported as the total mass of the element in all chemical forms present in the release.

i

Halogenated organic compounds which can be adsorbed to activated carbon expressed as chloride.

j

Expressed as I-TEQ.

l

Single pollutants are to be reported if the threshold for BTEX (the sum parameter of benzene, toluene, ethyl benzene, xylenes) is exceeded.

k

Total mass of the following brominated diphenylethers: penta-BDE, octa-BDE and deca-BDE.

m

Total mass of phenol and simple substituted phenols expressed as total carbon.

n

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are to be measured for reporting of releases to air as benzo(a)pyrene (50-32-8), benzo(b)fluoranthene (205-99-2), benzo(k)fluoranthene (207-08-9), indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene (193-39-5) (derived from Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on persistent organic pollutants (OJ L 229, 29.6.2004, p. 5)).

o

Total mass of tributyltin compounds, expressed as mass of tributyltin.

p

Total mass of triphenyltin compounds, expressed as mass of triphenyltin.

q

Total mass of xylene (ortho-xylene, meta-xylene, para-xylene).

NoCAS numberPollutantaThreshold for releases(column 1)
to air(column 1a)kg/yearto water(column 1b)kg/yearto land(column 1c)kg/year
174-82-8Methane (CH4)100 000b
2630-08-0Carbon monoxide (CO)500 000
3124-38-9Carbon dioxide (CO2)100 million
4Hydro-fluorocarbons (HFCs)c100
510024-97-2Nitrous oxide (N2O)10 000
67664-41-7Ammonia (NH3)10 000
7Non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOC)100 000
8Nitrogen oxides (NOx/NO2)100 000
9Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)d100
102551-62-4Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6)50
11Sulphur oxides (SOx/SO2)150 000
12Total nitrogen50 00050 000
13Total phosphorus5 0005 000
14Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)e1
15Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)f1
16Halonsg1
17Arsenic and compounds (as As)h2055
18Cadmium and compounds (as Cd)h1055
19Chromium and compounds (as Cr)h1005050
20Copper and compounds (as Cu)h1005050
21Mercury and compounds (as Hg)h1011
22Nickel and compounds (as Ni)h502020
23Lead and compounds (as Pb)h2002020
24Zinc and compounds (as Zn)h200100100
2515972-60-8Alachlor11
26309-00-2Aldrin111
271912-24-9Atrazine11
2857-74-9Chlordane111
29143-50-0Chlordecone111
30470-90-6Chlorfenvinphos11
3185535-84-8Chloro-alkanes, C10-C1311
322921-88-2Chlorpyrifos11
3350-29-3DDT111
34107-06-21,2-dichloroethane (EDC)1 0001010
3575-09-2Dichloromethane (DCM)1 0001010
3660-57-1Dieldrin111
37330-54-1Diuron11
38115-29-7Endosulphan11
3972-20-8Endrin111
40Halogenated organic compounds (as AOX)i1 0001 000
4176-44-8Heptachlor111
42118-74-1Hexachlorobenzene (HCB)1011
4387-68-3Hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD)11
44608-73-11,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane(HCH)1011
4558-89-9Lindane111
462385-85-5Mirex111
47PCDD + PCDF (dioxins + furans) (as Teq)j0,00010,00010,0001
48608-93-5Pentachlorobenzene111
4987-86-5Pentachlorophenol (PCP)1011
501336-36-3Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)0,10,10,1
51122-34-9Simazine11
52127-18-4Tetrachloroethylene (PER)2 00010
5356-23-5Tetrachloromethane (TCM)1001
5412002-48-1Trichlorobenzenes (TCBs) (all isomers)101
5571-55-61,1,1-trichloroethane100
5679-34-51,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane50
5779-01-6Trichloroethylene2 00010
5867-66-3Trichloromethane50010
598001-35-2Toxaphene111
6075-01-4Vinyl chloride1 0001010
61120-12-7Anthracene5011
6271-43-2Benzene1 000

200

(as BTEX)l

200

(as BTEX)l

63Brominated diphenylethers (PBDE)k11
64Nonylphenol and Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NP/NPEs)11
65100-41-4Ethyl benzene

200

(as BTEX)l

200

(as BTEX)l

6675-21-8Ethylene oxide1 0001010
6734123-59-6Isoproturon11
6891-20-3Naphthalene1001010
69Organotin compounds(as total Sn)5050
70117-81-7Di-(2-ethyl hexyl) phthalate (DEHP)1011
71108-95-2Phenols (as total C)m2020
72Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)n5055
73108-88-3Toluene

200

(as BTEX)l

200

(as BTEX)l

74Tributyltin and compoundso11
75Triphenyltin and compoundsp11
76Total organic carbon (TOC) (as total C or COD/3)50 000
771582-09-8Trifluralin11
781330-20-7Xylenesq

200

(as BTEX)l

200

(as BTEX)l

79Chlorides (as total Cl)2 million2 million
80Chlorine and inorganic compounds (as HCl)10 000
811332-21-4Asbestos111
82Cyanides (as total CN)5050
83Fluorides (as total F)2 0002 000
84Fluorine and inorganic compounds (as HF)5 000
8574-90-8Hydrogen cyanide (HCN)200
86Particulate matter (PM10)50 000
871806-26-4Octylphenols and Octylphenol ethoxylates1
88206-44-0Fluoranthene1
89465-73-6Isodrin1
9036355-1-8Hexabromobiphenyl0,10,10,1
91191-24-2Benzo(g,h,i)perylene1
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Releases of pollutants falling into several categories of pollutants shall be reported for each of these categories.

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