Wastes contained in the Annex IX (List B) will not be wastes covered by Article 1, paragraph 1 (a), of the Basel Convention unless they contain Annex I material to an extent causing them to exhibit an Annex III characteristic.
Amendments to the list of wastes contained in Annexes VIII and IX of the Basel Convention
The eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention adopted decision VIII/15 on the revisions to the procedure for the review or adjustment of the lists of wastes contained in Annexes VIII and IX to the Basel Convention. On 7 May 2012, the Secretariat sent a letter to the focal points of the Basel Convention requesting them to send written comments on the proposed amendments by 8 June 2012. The comments received are listed below: