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.

Extracts (petroleum), solvent-dewaxed heavy paraffinic distillate solvent, hydrodesulfurised

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a solvent dewaxed petroleum stock by treating with hydrogen to convert organic sulfur to hydrogen sulfide which is removed. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C50 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of greater than 19cSt at 40°C. EC / List no: 297-829-5 CAS no: 93763-11-2
Ref No.
828
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Restriction(s)
Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract

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