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.

Anthracene oil, anthracene paste, anthracene fraction

A complex combination of hydrocarbons from the distillation of anthracene obtained by the crystallization of anthracene oil from bituminous high temperature tar and boiling in the range of 330°C to 350°C (626°F to 662°F). It contains chiefly anthracene, carbazole and phenanthrene. EC / List no: 295-275-9 CAS no: 91995-15-2
Ref No.
1541
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Restriction(s)
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
Notes
Generated using distillation and/or other processing methods

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