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.

Petrolatum (petroleum), carbon-treated

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of petroleum petrolatum with activated carbon for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20. EC / List no: 308-149-6 CAS no: 97862-97-0
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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