Protection of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Directive, Annex I+II

EU. Chemical Agents: Annexes I & II, Directive 92/85/EEC on Pregnant Workers, 28 November 1992 (updated by table 3 of Annex VI to CLP, 5 October 2018)

This list contains a non-exhaustive inventory of substances to which pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding may not be exposed. Employers are obligated to prevent the exposure of these workers to any agents that may have adverse health effects on either mother or child. The inventory originates from Table 3 of Annex VI to the CLP.


EC / List no: 231-106-7 CAS no: 7439-97-6
CLP (1272/2008) CMRs
Repr. 1B
ECCAR Directive 2004/37/EC
1 This substance is included in Annex I of Directive 92/85/EEC, the non-exhaustive list of agents, processes and working conditions. For these, the employer must monitor the nature, degree and duration of exposure of workers in order to: assess any risks to the safety or health and any possible effect on the pregnancies or breastfeeding of workers, and decide what measures should be taken.

8 Listed in Annex I, point A.3, ''Chemical agents'', subsection (c).