Opinion on an EU occupational exposure limit value for formaldehyde under Directive 2004/37/EC (the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive)

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This document from the Advisory Committee on Safety and Health at Work gives an opinion on an EU occupational exposure limit value for formaldehyde under Directive 2004/37/EC (the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive). It states that complying with the newly proposed occupational exposure limit values for formaldehyde of the Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits (SCOEL) may be too difficult for some companies. 

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
The Advisory Committee on Safety and Health at Work
Hazard - physical state: 
Gases
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

Formaldehyde

CAS Number: 
50-00-0
EC number: 
200-001-8
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Report
Target group: 
Policy makers

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