The choice of substances figuring in the List of Rhine Substances 2014 may shortly be described as follows:
- Substances figuring on the List of Rhine Substances 2007 and 2011 with an annual parameter below half of the value of the EQS of the Directive 2008/105/EC or the value of the EQS Rhine or the ICPR target values during 2009-2012 were not included in the List of Rhine Substances 2014.
- The new substances of the Directive 2013/39/EU have been integrated into the new Check-list 2014.
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