carcinogens-mutagens-oels

EU. Carcinogens/Mutagens OELs (2004/37)

This list provides occupational exposure limit values (OELs) for carcinogens and mutagens pursuant to Annex III of of Directive 2004/37/EC (CMD). Employers are obligated to minimize worker exposure to these agents in so far as possible, and must arrange for medical surveillance of workers exposed to these substances.

Formaldehyde

EC / List no: 200-001-8 CAS no: 50-00-0
Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values mg/m3
0.37 mg/m3
ppm
0.3 ppm
Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values mg/m3
0.74 mg/m3
ppm
0.6 ppm
Carcinogen Category
1B Category 1B, presumed to have carcinogenic potential for humans, classification is largely based on animal evidence.
Dermal Sensitisation
yes

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