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, C17-30, hydrotreated solvent-deasphalted atm. distn. residue, distn. lights

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the treatment of a solvent-deasphalted short residue with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C17 through C30 and boiling in the range of approximately 300°C to 400°C (572°F to 752°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 4cSt at approximately 100°C (212°F). EC / List no: 307-661-7 CAS no: 97675-87-1
Ref No.
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract

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