CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive, Annex III - OELVs

EU. OELs for Certain Carcinogens, Mutagens, Reprotoxins: Annex III, Directive (EC) 2004/37 (CMRD), as amended by Directive (EU) 2024/869, OJ L of 19 March 2024

This list provides occupational exposure limit values (OELVs) for carcinogens, mutagens and reprotoxic substances pursuant to Annex III of Directive 2004/37/EC (CMRD). 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.

Cadmium and its inorganic compounds

EC / List no: - CAS no: -
Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values LTEL (mg/m3)
0.004 mg/m3
Physical form
Inhalable fraction
Expiration Date
11 July 2027
Miscellaneous Notes
2 Inhalable fraction. Respirable fraction in those Member States that implement, on the date of the entry into force of this Directive, a biomonitoring system with a biological limit value not exceeding 0,002 mg Cd/g creatinine in urine.