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.

Naphtha (petroleum), light steam-cracked, thermally treated

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment and distillation of light steam-cracked petroleum naphtha. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C6 and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 80°C (95°F to 176°F). ecnumber: 308-714-7 casnumber: 98219-47-7
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
Generated using distillation and/or other processing methods