CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive, Annex III - OELVs

This list contains occupational exposure limit values (OELs) for carcinogens and mutagens pursuant to Annex III 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.

Diesel engine exhaust emissions

EC / List no: - CAS no: -
Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values mg/m3
0.05 mg/m3
Expressed As
as elemental carbon
Carcinogen Category
1 Known or presumed human carcinogens. A substance is classified in Category 1 for carcinogenicity on the basis of epidemiological and/or animal data. A substance may be further distinguished as: Category 1A or 1B.
Effective Date
21 February 2026
Work Sector
Underground mining and tunnel construction

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