cosmetics-prohibited-subs

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.

Distillates (petroleum), solvent-refined light naphthenic

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the raffinate from a solvent extraction process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of less than 100 SUS at 100°F (19 cSt at 40°C). It contains relatively few normal paraffins. ecnumber: 265-098-1 casnumber: 64741-97-5
Ref No.
769
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Restriction(s)
Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract