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.

Residues (petroleum), alkylation splitter, C4-rich

A complex residuum from the distillation of streams from various refinery operations. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C4 through C5, predominantly butane and boiling in the range of approximately -11.7°C to 27.8°C (11°F to 82°F). EC / List no: 271-010-2 CAS no: 68513-66-6
Ref No.
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene

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