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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.

Last updated 14 June 2021. Database contains 158 unique substances/entries.
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6
0.08 ug/l
0.45 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Water Class 1: < 40 mg CaCO3/l
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6
0.2 ug/l
0.45 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Water Class 1: < 40 mg CaCO3/l
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6
0.08 ug/l
0.45 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Water Class 2: 40 to < 50 mg CaCO3/l
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6
0.2 ug/l
0.45 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Water Class 2: 40 to < 50 mg CaCO3/l
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6
0.09 ug/l
0.6 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Water Class 3: 50 to < 100 mg CaCO3/l
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6
0.2 ug/l
0.6 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Water Class 3: 50 to < 100 mg CaCO3/l
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6
0.15 ug/l
0.9 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Water Class 4: 100 to < 200 mg CaCO3/l
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6
0.2 ug/l
0.9 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Water Class 4: 100 to < 200 mg CaCO3/l
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6
0.25 ug/l
1.5 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Water Class 5: ≥ 200 mg CaCO3/l
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6
0.2 ug/l
1.5 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Water Class 5: ≥ 200 mg CaCO3/l
Details
205-426-2
140-66-9
25
0.01 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
205-426-2
140-66-9
25
0.1 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
212-332-5
789-02-6
9b
0.025 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
212-332-5
789-02-6
9b
0.025 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-783-0
72-54-8
9b
0.025 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-783-0
72-54-8
9b
0.025 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-784-6
72-55-9
9b
0.025 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-784-6
72-55-9
9b
0.025 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
203-458-1
107-06-2
10
10 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
203-458-1
107-06-2
10
10 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
203-199-4
104-40-5
24
0.3 ug/l
2 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
203-199-4
104-40-5
24
0.3 ug/l
2 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
284-325-5
84852-15-3
24
0.3 ug/l
2 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
284-325-5
84852-15-3
24
0.3 ug/l
2 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
277-704-1
74070-46-5
38
0.12 ug/l
0.12 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
277-704-1
74070-46-5
38
0.012 ug/l
0.012 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
240-110-8
15972-60-8
1
0.3 ug/l
0.7 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
240-110-8
15972-60-8
1
0.3 ug/l
0.7 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
206-215-8
309-00-2
9a
0.005 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
206-215-8
309-00-2
9a
0.01 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
204-371-1
120-12-7
2
0.1 ug/l
0.1 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
204-371-1
120-12-7
2
0.1 ug/l
0.1 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
217-617-8
1912-24-9
3
0.6 ug/l
2 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
217-617-8
1912-24-9
3
0.6 ug/l
2 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-753-7
71-43-2
4
8 ug/l
50 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-753-7
71-43-2
4
10 ug/l
50 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-028-5
50-32-8
28
0.0002 ug/l
0.27 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-028-5
50-32-8
28
0.0002 ug/l
0.027 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-028-5
50-32-8
28
5 ug/l
Biota
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205-911-9
205-99-2
28
0.017 ug/l
Inland surface waters
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205-911-9
205-99-2
28
0.017 ug/l
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
205-883-8
191-24-2
28
0.0082 ug/l
Inland surface waters
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205-883-8
191-24-2
28
0.0008 ug/l
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
205-916-6
207-08-9
28
0.017 ug/l
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
205-916-6
207-08-9
28
0.017 ug/l
Inland surface waters
Details
255-894-7
42576-02-3
39
0.012 ug/l
0.04 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
255-894-7
42576-02-3
39
0.0012 ug/l
0.004 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
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290-570-9
90193-67-2
5
0.014 ug/l
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
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290-570-9
90193-67-2
5
0.0085 ug/l
Biota
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290-570-9
90193-67-2
5
0.14 ug/l
Inland surface waters
Details
287-476-5
85535-84-8
7
0.4 ug/l
1.4 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
287-476-5
85535-84-8
7
0.4 ug/l
1.4 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-262-8
56-23-5
6a
12 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-262-8
56-23-5
6a
12 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
207-432-0
470-90-6
8
0.1 ug/l
0.3 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
207-432-0
470-90-6
8
0.1 ug/l
0.3 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
220-864-4
2921-88-2
9
0.03 ug/l
0.1 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
220-864-4
2921-88-2
9
0.03 ug/l
0.1 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
248-872-3
28159-98-0
40
0.0025 ug/l
0.016 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
248-872-3
28159-98-0
40
0.0025 ug/l
0.016 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
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9a
0.01 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
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9a
0.005 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
257-842-9
52315-07-8
41
0 ug/l
0.0001 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
257-842-9
52315-07-8
41
0.0001 ug/l
0.0006 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
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9b
0.025 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
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9b
0.025 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
204-211-0
117-81-7
12
1.3 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
204-211-0
117-81-7
12
1.3 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
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35
0.0006 ug/l
36 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
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35
0.0001 ug/l
7.2 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-838-9
75-09-2
11
20 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-838-9
75-09-2
11
20 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-547-7
62-73-7
42
0.0001 ug/l
0.0001 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-547-7
62-73-7
42
0.0006 ug/l
0.0007 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
204-082-0
115-32-2
34
0.0013 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
204-082-0
115-32-2
34
33 ug/l
Biota
Details
204-082-0
115-32-2
34
0 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-484-5
60-57-1
9a
0.005 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-484-5
60-57-1
9a
0.01 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
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37
0.0065 ug/l
Biota
Details
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37
0.0065 ug/l
Biota
Details
206-354-4
330-54-1
13
0.2 ug/l
1.8 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
206-354-4
330-54-1
13
0.2 ug/l
1.8 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
204-079-4
115-29-7
14
0.0005 ug/l
0.004 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
204-079-4
115-29-7
14
0.005 ug/l
0.01 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-775-7
72-20-8
9a
0.005 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
200-775-7
72-20-8
9a
0.01 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
205-912-4
206-44-0
15
0.0063 ug/l
0.12 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
205-912-4
206-44-0
15
30 ug/l
Biota
Details
205-912-4
206-44-0
15
0.0063 ug/l
0.12 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
247-148-4
25637-99-4
43
0.0008 ug/l
0.05 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
247-148-4
25637-99-4
43
167 ug/l
Biota
Details
247-148-4
25637-99-4
43
0.0016 ug/l
0.5 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-962-3
76-44-8
44
0 ug/l
0.0003 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
200-962-3
76-44-8
44
0.0067 ug/l
Biota
Details
200-962-3
76-44-8
44
0 ug/l
0 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
213-831-0
1024-57-3
44
0.0067 ug/l
Biota
Details
213-831-0
1024-57-3
44
0 ug/l
0.0003 ug/l
1 year
Inland surface waters
Details
213-831-0
1024-57-3
44
0 ug/l
0 ug/l
1 year
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details
204-273-9
118-74-1
16
0.05 ug/l
Surface waters other than inland surface waters
Details

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