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.

Pitch, coal tar, low-temp., oxidised

The product obtained by air-blowing, at elevated temperature, low-temperature coal tar pitch. It has a softening-point within the approximate range of 70°C to 180°C (158°F to 356°F). Composed primarily of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons. ecnumber: 292-654-0 casnumber: 90669-59-3
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene