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Chromium (VI) compounds

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Regulatory context

Here you can find all of the regulations and regulatory lists in which this substance appears, according to the data available to ECHA. This substance has been found in the following regulatory activities (directly, or inheriting the regulatory context of a parent substance):

Region Legislation Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values Skin Designation Dermal Sensitization Respiratory Sensitization Work Sector Effective Date Expiration Date Miscellaneous Notes
mg/m3 ppm f/ml mg/m3 ppm f/ml
European Union CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive 0.005 17 January 2025 3
European Union CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive 0.01 17 January 2025 3
European Union CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive 0.025 Welding or plasma cutting processes or similar work processes that generate fume 17 January 2025
CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive
  • CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive, Annex III - OELVs
    EU. OELs for Certain Carcinogens & Mutagens: Annex III, Directive 2004/37/EC (CMD), as amended by Directive 2019/983/EU, 20 June 2019

    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.

RoHS - Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical & Electronic Equipment Directive
  • ROHS - Exemptions from Art. 4(1) Restrictions, Annexes III & IV
    EU. Exemptions from Art. 4(1) Restrictions (Annexes III & IV), Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS), as amended by 2020/366/EU, 5 March 2020

    This database contains the application exemptions listed in Annexes III and IV to RoHS (2011/65/EU). Annex III contains applications exempted from the restriction in Article 4(1), while Annex IV lists applications exempted from the restriction in Article 4(1) specific to medical devices and monitoring and control instruments.

  • ROHS Directive - Restricted Substances as per Art. 4(1), Annex II
    EU. Restricted Substances Referred to in Art. 4(1) (Annex II), Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS), as amended by Directive 2015/863/EU, 4 June 2015

    This database contains the substances listed in Annex II to the Directive on the restriction of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (ROHS - 2011/65/EU). Restricted pursuant to Art. 4(1) of ROHS, each listed substance includes a maximum concentration value tolerated by weight in homogeneous materials.

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Substance names and other identifiers

Regulatory process names
Chromium (VI) compounds
Other, CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive, Annex III - OELVs
Hexavalent chromium
ROHS Directive - Restricted Substances as per Art. 4(1), Annex II, ROHS - Exemptions from Art. 4(1) Restrictions, Annexes III & IV

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