OEL scoping studies – Calls for evidence for PAHs and welding fumes

Calls for evidence for PAHs and welding fumes are published on ECHA’s website.

The call for evidence on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) aims to identify and assess the most appropriate approach for monitoring different PAHs and collecting relevant data on monitoring approaches.

The one on welding fumes and fumes from other processes (such as plasma cutting and air carbon arc gouging that generate fumes in a way that is similar to welding) aims to gather relevant data on identification and processes, but also on exposure, health effects, toxicology, epidemiology and modes of action.

This information will help ECHA to draft the related scoping studies. The deadline for comments is 3 September 2021.