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), carbon-treated

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treatment of petroleum slack wax with activated charcoal for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. EC / List no: 309-723-9 CAS no: 100684-49-9
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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