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.

Slack wax (petroleum), low-melting, silicic acid-treated

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of low-melting petroleum slack wax with silicic acid for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12. ecnumber: 308-158-5 casnumber: 97863-06-4
Ref No.
902
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Restriction(s)
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