Occupational Exposure Limits - 4th list - Indicative OELVs

EU. Indicative OELVs, Directive 2017/164/EU establishing a fourth list of IOELVs pursuant to Directive 98/24/EC, and amending Directives 91/322/EEC, 2000/39/EC and 2009/161/EU, 1 February 2017

This list contains the indicative occupational exposure limit values (IOELVs) from Commission Directive 2017/164/EU. Member States are required to bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive, which establishes values for reference period of eight-hour time weighted average and for a short-term period of 15 minutes. The Directive adds limit values for 27 new chemical agents, and amends 6 existing ones established by earlier directives.

Methyl formate

EC / List no: 203-481-7 CAS no: 107-31-3
Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values LTEL (mg/m3)
125 mg/m3
LTEL (ppm)
50 ppm
Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values STEL (mg/m3)
250 mg/m3
STEL (ppm)
100 ppm
Skin Designation
Miscellaneous Notes
2 Commission Directive (EU) 2017/164 of 31 January 2017 establishing a fourth list of indicative occupational exposure limit values pursuant to Council Directive 98/24/EC, and amending Commission Directives 91/322/EEC, 2000/39/EC and 2009/161/EU.