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.

Naphtha (petroleum), light steam-cracked

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of the products from a steam cracking process. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 190°C (-4°F to 374°F). This stream is likely to contain 10 vol. % or more benzene. EC / List no: 265-187-5 CAS no: 64742-83-2
Ref No.
1539
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Restriction(s)
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
Notes
Generated using distillation and/or other processing methods

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