carcinogens-mutagens-dir-2004-37

EU. Carcinogens/Mutagens Directive (2004/37)

This is a non-exhaustive list of substances based on the Article 2 carcinogen and mutagen (CM) definitions and Annex I of Directive 2004/37/EC. 1A & 1B CMs are derived from the CLP Regulation's Table 3 of Annex VI (1272/2008/EC). Employers are obligated to minimize worker exposure to these agents as far as possible, and must arrange for medical surveillance of workers exposed to these substances.

Substance Description
Calcium-aluminium-silicate fibres with random orientation with the following representative composition (% given by weight): SiO2 50,0-56,0 %, Al2O3 13,0-16,0 %, B2O3 5,8-10,0 %, Na2O < 0,6 %, K2O < 0,4 %, CaO 15,0-24,0 %, MgO < 5,5 %, Fe2O3 < 0,5 %, F2 < 1,0 %. Process: typically produced by flame attenuation and rotary process. (Additional individual elements may be present at low levels the process list does not preclude innovation).

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