Industry view for the revision of the benzene OEL

Posted on 24/04/2019 in Joint Statements

In 2017 the Commission launched the process to revise the current EU-wide occupational exposure limit for benzene (1 ppm). Today the EU Commission is looking at the feasibility of several possible scenarios for setting a new OEL. Results are expected by April2019. Considering the advice of the tri-partite advisory body, Commission is expected to present a legislative proposal in 2020.