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Document 02000L0039-20180821

Commission Directive 2000/39/EC of 8 June 2000 establishing a first list of indicative occupational exposure limit values in implementation of Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work (Text with EEA relevance)

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COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2000/39/EC

of 8 June 2000

establishing a first list of indicative occupational exposure limit values in implementation of Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work

(Text with EEA relevance)

(OJ L 142 16.6.2000, p. 47)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

  No

page

date

►M1

COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2006/15/EC Text with EEA relevance of 7 February 2006

  L 38

36

9.2.2006

►M2

COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2009/161/EU Text with EEA relevance of 17 December 2009

  L 338

87

19.12.2009

►M3

COMMISSION DIRECTIVE (EU) 2017/164 Text with EEA relevance of 31 January 2017

  L 27

115

1.2.2017




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COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2000/39/EC

of 8 June 2000

establishing a first list of indicative occupational exposure limit values in implementation of Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work

(Text with EEA relevance)



Article 1

Community indicative occupational exposure limit values are hereby established for the chemical agents set out in the Annex.

Article 2

Member States shall establish national occupational exposure limit values for the chemical agents listed in the Annex, taking into account the Community values.

Article 3

1.  Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive by 31 December 2001 at the latest. They shall forthwith inform the Commission thereof.

When Member States adopt these provisions, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or be accompanied by such a reference at the time of their official publication. Member States shall determine how such reference is to be made.

2.  Member States shall communicate to the Commission the text of the provisions of national law which they adopt in the field covered by this Directive.

Article 4

Directive 96/94/EC is repealed with effect from the date referred to in Article 3(1).

Article 5

This Directive shall enter into force on the 20th day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities.

Article 6

This Directive is addressed to the Member States.




ANNEX



INDICATIVE OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMIT VALUES

Einecs (1)

CAS (2)

Name of agent

Limit values

Notation (3)

Eight hours (4)

Short-term (5)

mg/m3 (6)

ppm (7)

mg/m3 (6)

ppm (7)

200-467-2

60-29-7

Diethylether

308

100

616

200

200-662-2

67-64-1

Acetone

1 210

500

200-663-8

67-66-3

Chloroform

10

2

Skin

200-756-3

71-55-6

1,1,1-Trichloroethane

555

100

1 110

200

200-834-7

75-04-7

Ethylamine

9,4

5

200-863-5

75-34-3

1,1-Dichloroethane

412

100

Skin

200-870-3

75-44-5

Phosgene

0,08

0,02

0,4

0,1

200-871-9

75-45-6

Chlorodifluoromethane

3 600

1 000

201-159-0

78-93-3

Butanone

600

200

900

300

201-176-3

79-09-4

Propionic acid

31

10

62

20

202-422-2

95-47-6

o-Xylene

221

50

442

100

Skin

202-425-9

95-50-1

1,2-Dichlorobenzene

122

20

306

50

Skin

202-436-9

95-63-6

1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene

100

20

202-704-5

98-82-8

Cumene

100

20

250

50

Skin

202-705-0

98-83-9

2-Phenylpropene

246

50

492

100

202-849-4

100-41-4

Ethylbenzene

442

100

884

200

Skin

203-313-2

105-60-2

e-Caprolactam, (dust and vapour)

10

40

203-388-1

106-35-4

Heptan-3-one

95

20

203-396-5

106-42-3

p-Xylene

221

50

442

100

Skin

▼M3 —————

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203-470-7

107-18-6

Allyl alcohol

4,8

2

12,1

5

Skin

203-473-3

107-21-1

Ethylene glycol

52

20

104

40

Skin

203-539-1

107-98-2

1-Methoxypropanol-2

375

100

568

150

Skin

203-550-1

108-10-1

4-Methylpentan-2-one

83

20

208

50

203-576-3

108-38-3

m-Xylene

221

50

442

100

Skin

203-603-9

108-65-6

2-Methoxy-1-methylethylacetate

275

50

550

100

Skin

203-604-4

108-67-8

Mesitylene (Trimethylbenzenes)

100

20

▼M1 —————

▼B

203-631-1

108-94-1

Cyclohexanone

40,8

10

81,6

20

Skin

▼M2 —————

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203-726-8

109-99-9

Tetrahydrofuran

150

50

300

100

Skin

203-737-8

110-12-3

5-Methylhexan-2-one

95

20

203-767-1

110-43-0

Heptan-2-one

238

50

475

100

Skin

203-808-3

110-85-0

Piperazine

0,1

0,3

203-905-0

111-76-2

2-Butoxyethanol

98

20

246

50

Skin

203-933-3

112-07-2

2-Butoxyethyl acetate

133

20

333

50

Skin

204-065-8

115-10-6

Dimethylether

1 920

1 000

204-428-0

120-82-1

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

15,1

2

37,8

5

Skin

204-469-4

121-44-8

Triethylamine

8,4

2

12,6

3

Skin

204-662-3

123-92-2

Isopentylacetate

270

50

540

100

204-697-4

124-40-3

Dimethylamine

3,8

2

9,4

5

204-826-4

127-19-5

N,N-Dimethylacetamide

36

10

72

20

Skin

205-480-7

141-32-2

n-Butylacrylate

11

2

53

10

205-563-8

142-82-5

n-Heptane

2 085

500

208-394-8

526-73-8

1,2,3-Trimethylbenzene

100

20

208-793-7

541-85-5

5-Methylheptan-3-one

53

10

107

20

210-946-8

626-38-0

1-Methylbutylacetate

270

50

540

100

211-047-3

628-63-7

Pentylacetate

270

50

540

100

620-11-1

3-Pentylacetate

270

50

540

100

625-16-1

Amylacetate, tert

270

50

540

100

215-535-7

1330-20-7

Xylene, mixed isomers, pure

221

50

442

100

Skin

222-995-2

3689-24-5

Sulphotep

0,1

Skin

231-634-8

7664-39-3

Hydrogen fluoride

1,5

1,8

2,5

3

231-131-3

7440-22-4

Silver, metallic

0,1

231-595-7

7647-01-0

Hydrogen chloride

8

5

15

10

231-633-2

7664-38-2

Orthophosphoric acid

1

2

231-635-3

7664-41-7

Ammonia, anhydrous

14

20

36

50

231-954-8

7782-41-4

Fluorine

1,58

1

3,16

2

231-978-9

7783-07-5

Dihydrogen selenide

0,07

0,02

0,17

0,05

233-113-0

10035-10-6

Hydrogen bromide

6,7

2

247-852-1

26628-22-8

Sodium azide

0,1

0,3

Skin

252-104-2

34590-94-8

(2-Methoxymethylethoxy)-propanol

308

50

Skin

Fluorides, inorganic

2,5

(1)   Einecs: European inventory of existing chemical substances.

(2)   CAS: Chemical abstract service registry number.

(3)   A skin notation assigned to the OEL identifies the possibility of significant uptake through the skin.

(4)   Measured or calculated in relation to a reference period of eight-hours time-weighted average.

(5)   A limit value above which exposure should not occur and is related to a 15-minute period, unless otherwise specified.

(6)   mg/m3: milligrams per cubic metre of air at 20 °C and 101,3 KPa.

(7)   ppm: parts per million by volume in air (ml/m3).

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