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.

Coal liquids, liq. solvent extn. soln.

The product obtained by filtration of coal mineral matter and undissolved coal from coal extract solution produced by digesting coal in a liquid solvent. A black, viscous, highly complex liquid combination composed primarily of aromatic and partly hydrogenated aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic nitrogen compounds, aromatic sulfur compounds, phenolic and other aromatic oxygen compounds and their alkyl derivatives. ecnumber: 302-682-8 casnumber: 94114-47-3
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene