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Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

Cadmium methacrylate

EC number: 246-183-2

CAS number: 24345-60-6

Last updated: 31/10/2020
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.

Batteries Directive

Batteries Directive - Prohibitions & Labelling

This database contains use prohibitions of mercury and cadmium above certain thresholds in batteries and accumulators, with certain exceptions. It also captures certain labeling requirements on such products containing mercury, cadmium and lead above specified quantities.

Name CAS Application Name Expressed As Label Label limit Limit Notes  
Cadmium compounds
Portable batteries or accumulators, including those incorporated into appliances
As cadmium
0.002 % by weight
2 Under Article 4 paragraph 3: The prohibition shall not apply to portable batteries and accumulators intended for use in: (a) emergency and alarm systems, including emergency lighting; (b) medical equipment; or (c) cordless power tools; this exemption in respect of cordless power tools shall apply until 31 December 2016.
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Cadmium compounds
All batteries, accumulators and button cells
As cadmium
Shall be marked with the chemical symbol for the metal concerned: Hg, Cd or Pb. The symbol indicating the heavy metal content shall be printed beneath the symbol shown in Annex II and shall cover an area of at least one-quarter the size of that symbol.
0.002 % by weight
4 For further labeling requirements see Article 21 Directive 2006/66/EC
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Cosmetic Products Regulation

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Ref No. Substance Identification Expressed As Product type, body parts Maximum Threshold Restriction(s) Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Molecular formula
68
Cadmium compounds
All cosmetic products
0 %
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Industrial Emissions Directive

IPPC - Industrial Emissions Directive, Annex II - Polluting Substances

This database contains the list of polluting substances for which emission limit values are assigned under Directive 2010/75/EU on Industrial Emissions (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control - IPPC) . Member states must permit all qualifying facilities in order to ensure that they minimize impact on the environment. The permit issued must provide emission limit values for pollutants on this list.

Name CAS Air Water Annex X of Dir 2000/60/EC
Cadmium compounds
yes
yes

IPPC, Annexes V, VI, VIII - Provisions relating to industrial plants

This database contains emission limit values for polluting substances in waste gases and waste water, assigned according to facility type (i.e., combustion plants (Annex V), waste incineration/co-incineration plants (Annex VI), and installations producing titanium dioxide (Annex VIII)), under Directive 2010/75/EU on Industrial Emissions (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control - IPPC).

Name CAS Annex Group Average period Average limit Condition Emission Limit Expressed As fuel Fuel class Industrial plant Part Point Thermal input Water limit Notes  
Cadmium compounds
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
As cadmium
Waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Part 5 (VI) Emission limit values for discharges of waste water from the cleaning of waste gases
0.05 mg/l
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Cadmium compounds
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Cadmium and thallium and their compounds
A minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of 8 hours
0.05 mg/nm3
As cadmium
Waste incineration plants
Part 3 (VI) Air emission limit values for waste incineration plants
1.3
21 All emission limit values shall be calculated at a temperature of 273,15 K, a pressure of 101,3 kPa and after correcting for the water vapour content of the waste gases.They are standardised at 11 % oxygen in waste gas except in case of incineration of mineral waste oil as defined in point 3 of Article 3 of Directive 2008/98/EC, when they are standardised at 3 % oxygen, and in the cases referred to in Point 2.7 of Part 6
22 These average values cover also the gaseous and the vapour forms of the relevant heavy metal emissions as well as their compounds
23 Emission limit value defined as total emission limit for the total sum of cadmium and thallium, expressed as average value over the sampling period
39 For technical provisions regarding 'Monitoring of emissions' see Part 6 (Annex VI). For 'Formula to calculate the emission concentration at the standard percentage oxygen concentration' see Part 7 (Annex VI). For 'Assessment of compliance with emission limit values' see Part 8 (Annex VI) Directive 2010/75/EU
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Cadmium compounds
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Cadmium and thallium and their compounds
A minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of 8 hours
0.05 mg/nm3
As cadmium
Cement kilns co-incinerating waste
Part 4 (VI) Determination of air emission limit values for the co-incineration of waste
2.2
22 These average values cover also the gaseous and the vapour forms of the relevant heavy metal emissions as well as their compounds
23 Emission limit value defined as total emission limit for the total sum of cadmium and thallium, expressed as average value over the sampling period
28 All values are standardised at 10 % oxygen
30 All emission limit values shall be calculated at a temperature of 273,15 K, a pressure of 101,3 kPa and after correcting for the water vapour content of the waste gases
39 For technical provisions regarding 'Monitoring of emissions' see Part 6 (Annex VI). For 'Formula to calculate the emission concentration at the standard percentage oxygen concentration' see Part 7 (Annex VI). For 'Assessment of compliance with emission limit values' see Part 8 (Annex VI) Directive 2010/75/EU
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Cadmium compounds
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Cadmium and thallium and their compounds
A minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of 8 hours
0.05 mg/nm3
As cadmium
Solid or liquid
Combustion plants co-incinerating waste
Part 4 (VI) Determination of air emission limit values for the co-incineration of waste
3.3
22 These average values cover also the gaseous and the vapour forms of the relevant heavy metal emissions as well as their compounds
23 Emission limit value defined as total emission limit for the total sum of cadmium and thallium, expressed as average value over the sampling period
30 All emission limit values shall be calculated at a temperature of 273,15 K, a pressure of 101,3 kPa and after correcting for the water vapour content of the waste gases
34 O2 content 6% for solid fuels and 3% for liquid fuels
39 For technical provisions regarding 'Monitoring of emissions' see Part 6 (Annex VI). For 'Formula to calculate the emission concentration at the standard percentage oxygen concentration' see Part 7 (Annex VI). For 'Assessment of compliance with emission limit values' see Part 8 (Annex VI) Directive 2010/75/EU
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Cadmium compounds
VI Annex VI (Directive 2010/75/EU) Technical provisions relating to waste incineration plants and waste co-incineration plants
Cadmium and thallium and their compounds
A minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of 8 hours
0.05 mg/nm3
For waste co-incineration plants in industrial sectors not covered under Points 2 and 3 of this Part (Annex VI, Part 4)
As cadmium
Combustion plants co-incinerating waste
Part 4 (VI) Determination of air emission limit values for the co-incineration of waste
4.2
22 These average values cover also the gaseous and the vapour forms of the relevant heavy metal emissions as well as their compounds
23 Emission limit value defined as total emission limit for the total sum of cadmium and thallium, expressed as average value over the sampling period
30 All emission limit values shall be calculated at a temperature of 273,15 K, a pressure of 101,3 kPa and after correcting for the water vapour content of the waste gases
39 For technical provisions regarding 'Monitoring of emissions' see Part 6 (Annex VI). For 'Formula to calculate the emission concentration at the standard percentage oxygen concentration' see Part 7 (Annex VI). For 'Assessment of compliance with emission limit values' see Part 8 (Annex VI) Directive 2010/75/EU
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Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive

Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex I - ADR

This database contains the ADR's Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the EU's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road, rail, and waterway. It applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group Packaging UN No. ADR tank Classification code Hazard identification no. Limited and excepted quantities Vehicle for tank carriage Portable tank and bulk containers Special provisions Special provisions for carriage Transport category (Tunnel restriction code) Notes  
Mixed packing provisions Special packing provisions Packing instructions Tank code Special provisions Excepted quantities Limited quantities Unit Instructions Special provisions bulk Loading, unloading & handling Operation Packages Tunnel restriction code Transport category
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
I
MP18
P002
IBC07
2570
S10AH
L10CH
TU14
TU15
TE19
TE21
T5
66
E5
AT
T6
TP33
274
596
CV1
CV13
CV28
S9
S14
(C/E)
1
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
II
MP10
B4
P002
IBC08
2570
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
TE19
T5
60
E4
500 g
AT
T3
TP33
274
596
CV13
CV28
S9
S19
B4
(D/E)
2
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CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
III
MP10
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
2570
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
TE19
T5
60
E1
5 kg
AT
T1
TP33
274
596
VC1
VC2
AP7
CV13
CV28
S9
B3
(E)
2
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Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex II - RID

This database contains the RID's Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the EU's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road, rail, and waterway. It applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group UN No. Classification code Express parcels Hazard identification number RID Tanks Limited and excepted quantities Packaging Portable tanks and bulk containers Transport category Special provisions for carriage Special provisions Notes  
Tank code Special provisions Excepted quantities Units Limited quantities Special packaging provisions Packaging instructions Mixed packing provisions Special provisions Instructions Loading, unloading & handling bulk Packages
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
I
2570
T5
66
S10AH
L10CH
TU14
TU15
TU38
TE21
TE22
E5
P002
IBC07
MP18
TP33
T6
1
CW13
CW28
CW31
W10
274
596
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
II
2570
T5
CE9
60
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
E4
500 g
B4
P002
IBC08
MP10
TP33
T3
2
CW13
CW28
CW31
W11
274
596
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CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
III
2570
T5
CE11
60
SGAH
L4BH
TU15
E1
5 kg
B3
P002
IBC08
LP02
R001
MP10
TP33
T1
2
CW13
CW28
CW31
VC1
VC2
AP7
274
596
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Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Directive, Annex III - AND

This database contains the ADN's Dangerous Goods List, as implemented by the EU's Directive 2008/68/EC. This Directive establishes rules for the safe transport of dangerous goods between EU countries by road, rail, and waterway. It applies the European Agreements on the international transport of dangerous goods by road (ADR) and inland waterways (ADN), and the Regulations concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID).

Name CAS Class Labels Packing Group UN No. or ID no. Carriage permitted Classification code Equipment required Limited and excepted quantities Number of blue cones/lights Provisions concerning loading, unloading and carriage Ventilation Remarks Special provisions Notes  
Excepted quantities Limited quantities Units Column (11c) Column (11b) Column (11a)
CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
I
2570
T5
PP
EP
E5
2
274
596
802
1 Not permitted to be carried in limited quantities
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CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
II
2570
T5
PP
EP
E4
500 g
2
274
596
802
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CADMIUM COMPOUND
6.1
6.1
III
2570
T5
PP
EP
E1
5 kg
0
274
596
802
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Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

Packaging Waste Directive - Heavy Metals Concentration Level

This list contains heavy metals subject to use restrictions under Article 11 of the EU Packaging Directive. The concentration of these heavy metals in packaging may not exceed the stated levels. The levels are differentiated between packaging made of glass and other materials.

Name CAS Limit Expressed As  
Cadmium compounds
100 ppm
As the sum of lead, cadmium, mercury, and hexavalent chromium
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RoHS - Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical & Electronic Equipment Directive

ROHS - Exemptions from Art. 4(1) Restrictions, Annexes III & IV

This database contains the application exemptions listed in Annexes III and IV to RoHS (2011/65/EU). Annex III contains applications exempted from the restriction in Article 4(1), while Annex IV lists applications exempted from the restriction in Article 4(1) specific to medical devices and monitoring and control instruments.

Name CAS Annex Application Begin date Cut-off Expiration Date Expressed As Part Reference Restriction(s) Note(s)  
Cadmium compounds
III
In one shot pellet type thermal cut-offs
01/01/2012
8(a)
Expires on 1 January 2012 and after that date may be used in spare parts for EEE placed on the market before 1 January 2012
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Cadmium compounds
III
In electrical contacts
8(b)
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Cadmium compounds
III
In filter glasses and glasses used for reflectance standards
07/21/2023
13(b)
Applies to category 8 in vitro diagnostic medical devices
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Cadmium compounds
III
In filter glasses and glasses used for reflectance standards
07/21/2024
13(b)
Applies to category 9 industrial monitoring and control instruments and for category 11
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Cadmium compounds
III
In filter glasses and glasses used for reflectance standards
07/21/2021
13(b)
Applies to other subcategories of categories 8 and 9
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Cadmium compounds
III
In striking optical filter glass types, excluding applications falling under point 39 of Annex III
07/21/2021
13(b)-(II)
Applies to categories 1 to 7 and 10
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Cadmium compounds
III
In glazes used for reflectance standards
07/21/2021
13(b)-(III)
Applies to categories 1 to 7 and 10
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Cadmium compounds
III
In printing inks for the application of enamels on glasses, such as borosilicate and soda lime glasses
21
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Cadmium compounds
III
In thick film pastes used on aluminium bonded beryllium oxide
38
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Cadmium compounds
III
In photoresistors for analogue optocouplers applied in professional audio equipment
12/31/2013
40
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Cadmium compounds
IV
Equipment utilising or detecting ionising radiation: In detectors for ionising radiation
1
Details
Cadmium compounds
IV
Sensors, detectors and electrodes: In ion selective electrodes including glass of pH electrodes
1a
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Cadmium compounds
IV
Sensors, detectors and electrodes: In infra-red light detectors
1c
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Cadmium compounds
IV
In helium-cadmium lasers
9
Details
Cadmium compounds
IV
In atomic absorption spectroscopy lamps
10
Details
Cadmium compounds
IV
In metallic bonds creating superconducting magnetic circuits in MRI, SQUID, NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) or FTMS (Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometer) detectors
06/30/2021
12
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Cadmium compounds
IV
In X-ray measurement filters
20
Details
Cadmium compounds
IV
In phosphor coatings in image intensifiers for X-ray images
12/31/2019
21
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Cadmium compounds
IV
In spare parts for X-ray systems placed on the EU market
01/01/2020
21
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Cadmium compounds
IV
In spare parts recovered from and used for the repair or refurbishment of medical devices, including in vitro diagnostic medical devices, or electron microscopes and their accessories, provided that the reuse takes place in auditable closed-loop business-to-business return systems and that each reuse of parts is notified to the customer
07/21/2021
31a(a)
For the use in medical devices other than in vitro diagnostic medical devices
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Cadmium compounds
IV
In spare parts recovered from and used for the repair or refurbishment of medical devices, including in vitro diagnostic medical devices, or electron microscopes and their accessories, provided that the reuse takes place in auditable closed-loop business-to-business return systems and that each reuse of parts is notified to the customer
07/21/2023
31a(b)
For the use in in vitro diagnostic medical devices
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Cadmium compounds
IV
In spare parts recovered from and used for the repair or refurbishment of medical devices, including in vitro diagnostic medical devices, or electron microscopes and their accessories, provided that the reuse takes place in auditable closed-loop business-to-business return systems and that each reuse of parts is notified to the customer
07/21/2024
31a(c)
For the use in electron microscopes and their accessories
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Cadmium compounds
IV
Anodes in Hersch cells for oxygen sensors used in industrial monitoring and control instruments, where sensitivity below 10 ppm is required
07/15/2023
43
Details
Cadmium compounds
IV
In radiation tolerant video camera tubes designed for cameras with a centre resolution greater than 450 TV lines which are used in environments with ionising radiation exposure exceeding 100 Gy/hour and a total dose in excess of 100kGy
03/05/2020
03/31/2027
44
Applies to category 9
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ROHS Directive - Restricted Substances as per Art. 4(1), Annex II

This database contains the substances listed in Annex II to the Directive on the restriction of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (ROHS - 2011/65/EU). Restricted pursuant to Art. 4(1) of ROHS, each listed substance includes a maximum concentration value tolerated by weight in homogeneous materials.

Name CAS Max Conc % wt Notes
Cadmium Compounds
0.01 %wt
1 See Full Text for exemptions and other information.
Toy Safety Directive

Toy Safety Directive - Substances Restricted in Toys

This list contains substances whose use in toys is restricted in the European Union in accordance with points 8 and 13, Part III, and Appendices A and C of Annex II (Particular Safety Requirements) to Directive 2009/48/EC. List entries include substance name, CAS number, limit values for certain product types and, where applicable, notes on restrictions.

Name CAS Application Name Expressed As Content limit Emission Limit Restriction(s) SML Notes  
Cadmium compounds
Dry, brittle, powder-like or pliable toy material
As cadmium
Banned if exceeded the migration limit (without prejudice to points 3, 4 and 5, Part III, Annex II)
1.3 mg/kg
Point 13, Part III, Annex II
These limit values shall not apply to toys or components of toys which, due to their accessibility, function, volume or mass, clearly exclude any hazard due to sucking, licking, swallowing or prolonged contact with skin when used as specified in the first subparagraph of Article 10(2)
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Cadmium compounds
Liquid or sticky toy material
As cadmium
Banned if exceeded the migration limit (without prejudice to points 3, 4 and 5, Part III, Annex II)
0.3 mg/kg
Point 13, Part III, Annex II
These limit values shall not apply to toys or components of toys which, due to their accessibility, function, volume or mass, clearly exclude any hazard due to sucking, licking, swallowing or prolonged contact with skin when used as specified in the first subparagraph of Article 10(2)
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Cadmium compounds
Scraped-off toy material
As cadmium
Banned if exceeded the migration limit (without prejudice to points 3, 4 and 5, Part III, Annex II)
17 mg/kg
Point 13, Part III, Annex II
These limit values shall not apply to toys or components of toys which, due to their accessibility, function, volume or mass, clearly exclude any hazard due to sucking, licking, swallowing or prolonged contact with skin when used as specified in the first subparagraph of Article 10(2)
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Water Environmental Quality Standards Directive

Annex I, Part A - Priority Substances & Pollutants in water

This list contains environmental quality standards (EQS), including annual averages and maximum allowable concentrations, for priority substances and certain other pollutants as provided for in Article 16 of Directive 2000/60/EC.

Name CAS NO AA-EQS Inland AA-EQS Other MAC-EQS Inland MAC-EQS Other EQS Biota Calculation Basis Notes  
Cadmium compounds
6
0.08 µg/l
0.2 µg/l
0.45 µg/l
0.45 µg/l
Water Class 1: < 40 mg CaCO3/l
6 For Cadmium and its compounds (No 6) the EQS values vary depending on the hardness of the water as specified in five class categories (Class 1: < 40 mg CaCO3/l, Class 2: 40 to < 50 mg CaCO3/l, Class 3: 50 to < 100 mg CaCO3/l, Class 4: 100 to < 200 mg CaCO3/l and Class 5: ≥ 200 mg CaCO3/l).
12 Unless otherwise specified, the EQS parameter expressed as an annual average value (AA-EQS) applies to the total concentration of all isomers.
13 Inland surface waters encompass rivers and lakes and related artificial or heavily modified water bodies.
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Cadmium compounds
6
0.08 µg/l
0.2 µg/l
0.45 µg/l
0.45 µg/l
Water Class 2: 40 to < 50 mg CaCO3/l
6 For Cadmium and its compounds (No 6) the EQS values vary depending on the hardness of the water as specified in five class categories (Class 1: < 40 mg CaCO3/l, Class 2: 40 to < 50 mg CaCO3/l, Class 3: 50 to < 100 mg CaCO3/l, Class 4: 100 to < 200 mg CaCO3/l and Class 5: ≥ 200 mg CaCO3/l).
12 Unless otherwise specified, the EQS parameter expressed as an annual average value (AA-EQS) applies to the total concentration of all isomers.
13 Inland surface waters encompass rivers and lakes and related artificial or heavily modified water bodies.
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Cadmium compounds
6
0.09 µg/l
0.2 µg/l
0.6 µg/l
0.6 µg/l
Water Class 3: 50 to < 100 mg CaCO3/l
6 For Cadmium and its compounds (No 6) the EQS values vary depending on the hardness of the water as specified in five class categories (Class 1: < 40 mg CaCO3/l, Class 2: 40 to < 50 mg CaCO3/l, Class 3: 50 to < 100 mg CaCO3/l, Class 4: 100 to < 200 mg CaCO3/l and Class 5: ≥ 200 mg CaCO3/l).
12 Unless otherwise specified, the EQS parameter expressed as an annual average value (AA-EQS) applies to the total concentration of all isomers.
13 Inland surface waters encompass rivers and lakes and related artificial or heavily modified water bodies.
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Cadmium compounds
6
0.15 µg/l
0.2 µg/l
0.9 µg/l
0.9 µg/l
Water Class 4: 100 to < 200 mg CaCO3/l
6 For Cadmium and its compounds (No 6) the EQS values vary depending on the hardness of the water as specified in five class categories (Class 1: < 40 mg CaCO3/l, Class 2: 40 to < 50 mg CaCO3/l, Class 3: 50 to < 100 mg CaCO3/l, Class 4: 100 to < 200 mg CaCO3/l and Class 5: ≥ 200 mg CaCO3/l).
12 Unless otherwise specified, the EQS parameter expressed as an annual average value (AA-EQS) applies to the total concentration of all isomers.
13 Inland surface waters encompass rivers and lakes and related artificial or heavily modified water bodies.
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Cadmium compounds
6
0.25 µg/l
0.2 µg/l
1.5 µg/l
1.5 µg/l
Water Class 5: ≥ 200 mg CaCO3/l
6 For Cadmium and its compounds (No 6) the EQS values vary depending on the hardness of the water as specified in five class categories (Class 1: < 40 mg CaCO3/l, Class 2: 40 to < 50 mg CaCO3/l, Class 3: 50 to < 100 mg CaCO3/l, Class 4: 100 to < 200 mg CaCO3/l and Class 5: ≥ 200 mg CaCO3/l).
12 Unless otherwise specified, the EQS parameter expressed as an annual average value (AA-EQS) applies to the total concentration of all isomers.
13 Inland surface waters encompass rivers and lakes and related artificial or heavily modified water bodies.
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Water Framework Directive

Water Framework Directive, Annex X - Priority Substances

This list contains substances identified as priority substances that are targeted for reduction and eventual removal from waste water discharge. The list includes 'priority hazardous substances' which are subject to special restrictions.

Name EC Number CAS Priority Group Notes  
Cadmium compounds
yes
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