Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2021/1902, OJ L 387 of 3 November 2021

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 dewaxed heavy paraffinic, clay-treated

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating dewaxed heavy paraffinic distillate with neutral or modified clay in either a contacting or percolation process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50. EC / List no: 292-616-3 CAS no: 90640-94-1
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract