The International Cyanide Management Institute announced today that the transporter Reactivos Nacionales, based in Peru, has voluntarily withdrawn as a signatory to the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code). Reactivos Nacionales became a signatory to the Cyanide Code on January 15, 2014.
The Cyanide Code is a voluntary industry program of best practice for companies involved in the production of gold and/or silver using cyanide and companies producing and transporting this cyanide. It was developed under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme by a multi-stakeholder Steering Committee. The full list of current Cyanide Code signatories is available here, and the full text of the Cyanide Code and its implementing and administrative documents are available at www.cyanidecode.org.