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.

Absorption oils, bicyclo arom. and heterocylic hydrocarbon fraction

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a redistillate from the distillation of wash oil. It consists predominantly of 2-ringed aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 260°C to 290°C (500°F to 554°F). EC / List no: 309-851-5 CAS no: 101316-45-4
Ref No.
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene

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