The Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) deals with all matters relating to pollution prevention and response, which falls within IMO’s remit.
annexes of the MARPOL Convention through to the control and management of harmful aquatic organisms in ships' ballast water and sediments
pollution preparedness, response, and cooperation for oil and hazardous and noxious substances
safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships.
The Working Group on the Evaluation of Safety and Pollution Hazards of Chemicals works under the auspices of the PPR Sub-Committee.