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Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2020/1683, 13 November 2020

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Last updated 16 December 2020. Database contains 2449 unique substances/entries.
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444-950-8
99464-83-2
1496
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213-608-8
993-16-8
1554
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619-394-6
99105-77-8
1557
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202-807-5
99-98-9
1312
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202-767-9
99-57-0
383
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202-765-8
99-55-8
1195
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment and distillation of raw steam-cracked naphtha. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons boiling in the range above approximately 180°C (356°F).
308-733-0
98219-64-8
966
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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).
308-714-7
98219-47-7
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment and distillation of debenzenized light steam-cracked petroleum naphtha. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 95°C to 200°C (203°F to 392°F).
308-713-1
98219-46-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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202-716-0
98-95-3
249
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202-709-2
98-87-3
1126
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202-696-3
98-73-7
1549
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202-679-0
98-54-4
340
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202-653-9
98-29-3
341
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202-634-5
98-07-7
649
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202-626-1
98-00-0
1468
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of lignite carbonization tar with silicic acid for removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-298-7
97926-78-8
631
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of lignite carbonization tar with bentonite for removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-297-1
97926-77-7
630
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of lignite carbonization tar with activated carbon for removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-296-6
97926-76-6
629
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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308-290-3
97926-71-1
855
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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308-289-8
97926-70-0
854
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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308-287-7
97926-68-6
853
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by catalytic dehydrosulfurization of thermal-cracked light vacuum petroleum. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C14 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 270°C to 370°C (518°F to 698°F).
308-278-8
97926-59-5
924
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of heavy naphthic solvent petroleum extract with bleaching earth. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 80°C to 180°C (175°F to 356°F).
308-261-5
97926-43-7
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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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.
308-158-5
97863-06-4
902
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of low-melting petroleum slack wax with bentonite for removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-156-4
97863-05-3
901
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of low-melting slack wax with activated carbon 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.
308-155-9
97863-04-2
900
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of petroleum petrolatum with silicic acid for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
308-150-1
97862-98-1
909
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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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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.
308-149-6
97862-97-0
908
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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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308-133-9
97862-83-4
852
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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308-132-3
97862-82-3
851
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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308-131-8
97862-81-2
850
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the redistillation of the effluents from the treatment of paraffins with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C17 through C27 and boiling in the range of approximately 330°C to 340°C (626°F to 644°F).
308-128-1
97862-78-7
889
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of Foots oil with silicic acid for removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of straight chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-127-6
97862-77-6
849
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of Foots oil with activated carbon for the removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-126-0
97862-76-5
848
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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307-769-4
97722-19-5
611
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by extraction of the aromatics from a light naphthenic distillate having a viscosity of 16cSt at 40°C (104°F). It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C14 through C29 and boiling in the range of approximately 250°C to 425°C (482°F to 797°F).
307-760-5
97722-10-6
847
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by extraction of the aromatics from a light naphthenic distillate having a viscosity of 9.5cSt at 40°C (104°F). It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C27 and boiling in the range of approximately 240°C to 400°C (464°F to 752°F).
307-758-4
97722-09-3
846
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by extraction of the aromatics from a light naphthenic distillate having a viscosity of 2.2cSt at 40°C (104°F). It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C11 through C17 and boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 300°C (392°F to 572°F).
307-757-9
97722-08-2
888
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the catalytic hydrotreatment of a solvent deasphalted short residue having a viscosity of 8cSt at approximately 100°C (212°F). It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C17 through C40 and boiling in the range of approximately 300°C to 500°C (592°F to 932°F).
307-755-8
97722-06-0
845
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent extraction from a naphthenic distillate having a viscosity of 27cSt at 100°C (212°F). It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C26 through C55 and boiling in the range of approximately 395°C to 640°C (743°F to 1184°F).
307-753-7
97722-04-8
985
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639-634-3
97676-35-2
423
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent dewaxing of a distillation residue from a hydrocracked paraffinic distillate. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 360°C to 500°C (680°F to 932°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 4.5cSt at approximately 100°C (212°F).
307-662-2
97675-88-2
1125
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the treatment of a solvent-deasphalted short residue with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C17 through C30 and boiling in the range of approximately 300°C to 400°C (572°F to 752°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 4cSt at approximately 100°C (212°F).
307-661-7
97675-87-1
844
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the treatment of heavy paraffins with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C12 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 230°C to 350°C (446°F to 662°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 2cSt at 100°C (212°F).
307-660-1
97675-86-0
887
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the treatment of a middle distillate with hydrogen. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 290°C to 350°C (554°F to 662°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 2cSt at 100°C (212°F).
307-659-6
97675-85-9
886
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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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307-035-3
97488-96-5
885
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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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307-034-8
97488-95-4
843
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of a hydrogenated petroleum distillate with a solvent. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C19 through C40 and boiling in the range of approximately 390°C to 550°C (734°F to 1022°F).
307-011-2
97488-74-9
842
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the solvent treatment of a distillate from hydrocracked petroleum distillates. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C18 through C27 and boiling in the range of approximately 370°C to 450°C (698°F to 842°F).
307-010-7
97488-73-8
841
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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306-778-0
97404-14-3
1239
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202-625-6
97-99-4
1576
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202-607-8
97-77-8
162
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202-605-7
97-74-5
353
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202-591-2
97-56-3
989
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202-565-0
97-18-7
352
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A residue from the distillation of crude phenol from coal. It consists predominantly of phenols having carbon numbers in the range of C8 through C10 with a softening point of 60°C to 80°C (140°F to 176°F).
306-251-5
96690-55-0
1541
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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213-524-1
966-62-1
1276
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416-020-1
96314-26-0
1191
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213-512-6
963-07-5
143
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202-506-9
96-45-7
731
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202-496-6
96-29-7
1124
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202-491-9
96-23-1
648
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202-486-1
96-18-4
1141
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202-480-9
96-13-9
647
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202-479-3
96-12-8
646
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202-476-7
96-09-3
656
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306-004-1
95465-89-7
610
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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305-975-9
95371-08-7
840
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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305-974-3
95371-07-6
839
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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305-972-2
95371-05-4
838
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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305-971-7
95371-04-3
837
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by distillation of the polymerized C8 through C12 fraction from steam-cracked petroleum distillates. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C8 through C12.
305-750-5
95009-23-7
1539
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0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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202-459-4
95-86-3
1338
Hair dye products
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202-458-9
95-85-2
1219
Hair dye products
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202-453-1
95-80-7
364
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202-431-1
95-55-6
1372
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202-430-6
95-54-5
363
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202-403-9
95-25-0
82
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202-388-9
95-06-7
753
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent deparaffination of the hydrogenated raffinate obtained by solvent extraction of a hydrotreated petroleum distillate. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C18 through C40 and boiling in the range of approximately 370°C to 550°C (698°F to 1022°F).
305-595-3
94733-16-1
836
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent deparaffination of the distillation residue from hydrocracked petroleum. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C18 through C40 and boiling in the range of approximately 370°C to 550°C (698°F to 1022°F).
305-594-8
94733-15-0
835
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent dearomatization of the residue of hydrocracked petroleum. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C18 through C27 and boiling in the range of approximately 370°C to 450°C (698°F to 842°F).
305-589-0
94733-09-2
834
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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305-588-5
94733-08-1
833
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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425-150-8
94723-86-1
1479
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Substance obtained as a powdery cathodic precipitate during the electrolytic decoppering stage of copper refining electrolysis. Consists primarily of copper with antimony, arsenic, lead and nickel in metallic form as well as oxides and sulfates.
305-433-1
94551-87-8
1423
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619-020-1
94361-06-5
1596
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213-404-9
943-88-4
443
Fragrance ingredient
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303-358-9
94166-62-8
1212
Hair dye products
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Diesel engine fuel produced by the hydrogenation of the middle distillate fraction of the products of hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 280°C (392°F to 536°F). Composed primarily of hydrogenated two-ring hydrocarbons and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C11 through C14.
302-695-9
94114-59-7
1122
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Jet engine fuel produced by hydrogenation of the middle distillate fraction of the products of hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 180°C to 225°C (356°F to 473°F). Composed primarily of hydrogenated two-ring hydrocarbons and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C10 through C12.
302-694-3
94114-58-6
1121
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Distillate from the hydrogenation of hydrocracked middle distillate from coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 180°C to 280°C (356°F to 536°F). Composed primarily of hydrogenated two- ring carbon compounds and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C14.
302-693-8
94114-57-5
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Distillate obtained from the hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 180°C to 300°C (356°F to 572°F. Composed primarily of two-ring aromatic, hydrogenated aromatic and naphthenic compounds, their alkyl derivatives and alkanes having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C14. Nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen-containing compounds are also present.
302-692-2
94114-56-4
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Fraction of the distillate obtained by hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 180°C (86°F to 356°F). Composed primarily of aromatic, hydrogenated aromatic and naphthenic compounds, their alkyl derivatives and alkanes with carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 to C9. Nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen-containing aromatic and hydrogenated aromatic compounds are also present.
302-690-1
94114-54-2
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Distillate obtained by hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 300°C (86°F to 572°F). Composed primarily of aromatic, hydrogenated aromatic and naphthenic compounds, their alkyl derivatives and alkanes with carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C14. Nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen-containing aromatic and hydrogenated aromatic compounds are also present.
302-689-6
94114-53-1
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The liquid product of condensation of vapors emitted during the digestion of coal in a liquid solvent and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 300°C (86°F to 572°F). Composed primarily of partly hydrogenated condensed-ring aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic compounds containing nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur, and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C14.
302-688-0
94114-52-0
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The substantially solvent-free product obtained by the distillation of the solvent from filtered coal extract solution produced by digesting coal in a liquid solvent. A black semi-solid, composed primarily of a complex combination of condensed-ring aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic nitrogen compounds, aromatic sulfur compounds, phenolic compounds and other aromatic oxygen compounds, and their alkyl derivatives.
302-683-3
94114-48-4
628
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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The product obtained by filtration of coal mineral matter and undissolved coal from coal extract solution produced by digesting coal in a liquid solvent. A black, viscous, highly complex liquid combination composed primarily of aromatic and partly hydrogenated aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic nitrogen compounds, aromatic sulfur compounds, phenolic and other aromatic oxygen compounds and their alkyl derivatives.
302-682-8
94114-47-3
627
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A cohesive powder composed of coal mineral matter and undissolved coal remaining after extraction of coal by a liquid solvent.
302-681-2
94114-46-2
626
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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The distillate from the acidification of alkaline washed lignite tar distillate boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 230°C (392°F to 446°F). Composed primarily of m- and p-ethylphenol as well as cresols and xylenols.
302-662-9
94114-29-1
1541
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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