Group of Experts on Chemical Substances and Pharmaceutical Products Meeting
August 18 - 22, 2014 - Lima, PerĂº

Meeting of the Group of Experts

 

Group of Experts on Chemical Substances and Pharmaceutical Products Meets in Lima

The meeting of the Group of Experts took place at the Estelar Hotel in Lima, Peru from August 18 to 22, 2014. Rosa María Vásquez Hidalgo, National Head Officer, Chemical substances and controlled goods, SUNAT, and Marcia Gisele Bellido Luglio, Operational Manager, Registry of Controlled Goods, SUNAT , chaired the meeting. A total of 41 experts representing 12 member states (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, and Uruguay) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC/PRELAC and SMART Program) participated in this meeting.

The Group reviewed and finalized a number of reference documents including the following

  •  Model Administrative Control System for the Control of Chemical Substances
  •  Disposal of Pharmaceutical Drugs: Fentanyl Transdermal Patches
  •  Suggestions for Establishing Designated Ports of Entry for Chemical Substances and Pharmaceutical Products

The issue of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) received a great deal of attention during the meeting. This is a growing global problem that increasingly is affecting OAS-CICAD member states.

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