Following a request from ECHA’s Executive Director, a public consultation has been launched by the Agency in order to support the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) in adopting opinions on OELs for the following substances:

  • acrylonitrile (comments by 10 November)
  • benzene (comments by 7 November)
  • nickel and its compounds (comments by 7 November)

The final opinions of the RAC will be published on the ECHA website by 26 March 2018.

European Chemicals Agency (2017). Proposals in support of occupational exposure limit values in the workplace. October 2017.

Acrylonitrile. https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/614f9f4d-dc3d-cb88-0910-1f93c98b07fe

Benzene https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/214b2029-82fd-1656-1910-3e18d0906999

Nickel and its compounds https://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/ab027c44-b1c1-8513-378a-ba45c49ecc2c

 

The above items were taken from the November 2017 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra.

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