Substance Regulatory Obligations


Paraffin oils

Liquid hydrocarbons from petroleum.

EC number: 232-384-2

CAS number: 8012-95-1

Last updated: 08/04/2022
ECHA Legislation Regulatory Obligations

Regulatory obligations may exist for this substance under the legislations under ECHA’s remit or for which ECHA has delegated tasks (i.e. REACH, CLP, BPR, PIC, CAD / CMD, WFD, and POPs). Please check the substance Infocard.

CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive

CMD - Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive, Annex III - OELVs

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.

Name of Agent EC Number CAS Long-term Exposure Limit (LTEL) Values Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL) Values Expressed As Carcinogen Category Physical form Dermal Sensitisation Respiratory Sensitisation Skin Designation Effective Date Expiration Date Work Sector Miscellaneous Notes  
Name f/ml mg/m3 ppm mg/m3 ppm
Mineral oils used before in internal combustion engines
1 Known or presumed human carcinogens. A substance is classified in Category 1 for carcinogenicity on the basis of epidemiological and/or animal data. A substance may be further distinguished as: Category 1A or 1B.