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.

Hydrocarbons, C16-20, hydrotreated middle distillate, distn. Lights

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the treatment of a middle distillate with hydrogen. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 290°C to 350°C (554°F to 662°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 2cSt at 100°C (212°F). EC / List no: 307-659-6 CAS no: 97675-85-9
Ref No.
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen

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