Annex I, Part A - Priority Substances & Pollutants in water

EU. Environmental Quality Standards (EQS) for Priority Substances: Annex I, Part A, Directive 2008/105/EC, 24 December 2008, amended by Directive 2013/39/EU, 24 August 2013

This list contains environmental quality standards (EQS), including annual averages and maximum allowable concentrations, for priority substances and certain other pollutants, as provided for in Article 16 of Directive 2000/60/EC establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Brominated diphenylethers

EC / List no: 290-570-9 CAS no: 90193-67-2
Maximum limit
0.014 µg/l
Emission medium
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
13 Inland surface waters encompass rivers and lakes and related artificial or heavily modified water bodies.

15 For the group of priority substances covered by brominated diphenylethers (No 5), the EQS refers to the sum of the concentrations of congener numbers 28, 47, 99, 100, 153 and 154.