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.

Tail gas (petroleum), saturate gas plant mixed stream, C4-rich

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the fractionation stabilization of straight-run naphtha, distillation tail gas and catalytic reformed naphtha stabilizer tail gas. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C3 through C6, predominantly butane and isobutane. EC / List no: 270-813-5 CAS no: 68478-32-0
Ref No.
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene

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