The EC Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits has evaluated the toxicity of the following chemicals (or groups of chemicals), deriving OELs where appropriate:

  • 4-aminotoluene
  • beryllium and its inorganic compounds
  • n-butyl acetate, sec-butyl acetate and isobutyl acetate
  • cadmium and its inorganic compounds
  • chloromethane
  • di-n-butyl phthalate
  • hydrazine
  • isoamyl alcohol
  • 2-methylaniline
  • 2-nitropropane
  • trimethylamine

SCOEL (2016-7). Opinions and recommendations from the Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits. Reports available via:  (click on ‘Published Recommendations and Opinions’, then ‘RECs after 2014’).


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

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