OPCW Awards Contracts to Two Companies for Destruction of Syrian Chemicals and Effluents

Friday, 14 February 2014

Following a rigorous tendering process, the OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, announced today that the OPCW has awarded contracts to the following two companies with respect to the Call for Proposals for Transport, Treatment and Disposal of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Organic and Inorganic Chemicals, Effluents and Related Materials (Reference: CFP# CDB-P14-002):

  • Ekokem OY AB (Finland)
  • Veolia Environmental Services Technical Solutions, LLC (U.S.A.)

In response to the Call for Proposals, 14 bids were received as of 19 January 2014 at 16:00 CET. Qualifying bids underwent a thorough process of technical and commercial evaluation. The conclusion of this process represents an important step towards the full destruction of Syrian chemical weapons within the agreed timelines.  Details on substances per contract awarded:

Ekokem OY AB (Finland) Veolia Environmental Services Technical  Solutions, LLC (U.S.A.)
Chemical name

Chemical name

TriethylaMine

Hydrogen fluoride GAS

Trimethyl phosphite

Phosphorus pentasulfide

Dimethyl phosphite

Phosphorus trichloride

Monoisopropylamine

Phosphorus oxychloride

Di-isopropyl aminoethanol

Hydrogen chloride SOLUTION

2-chloroethanol

 

Butan-1-ol

Methanol

Hexamine

Sodium-o-ethyl methyl phosphonothioate,  AQUEOUS solution 30-42%

Effluents

DF Effluent


Categories: OPCW and the UN, Syria

For further information, please contact Mr Malik Ellahi, Acting Head, OPCW Media & Public Affairs. Tel: + 31 (0) 70 416 3836 or +31 (0)(0) 6 5391 3508 or media@opcw.org | ORGANISATION FOR THE PROHIBITION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS, Johan de Wittlaan 32, 2517 JR The Hague, The Netherlands 

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