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.

Ethylene oxide

EC / List no: 200-849-9 CAS no: 75-21-8
Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values mg/m3
1.8 mg/m3
1 ppm
Carcinogen Category
1B Category 1B, presumed to have carcinogenic potential for humans, classification is largely based on animal evidence.
Skin Designation

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