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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 2019/1966/EU, 28 November 2019

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

Last updated 23 November 2020. Database contains 2449 unique substances/entries.
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200-098-7
51-43-4
14
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200-014-9
50-14-6
335
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620-440-2
12510-42-8
761
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683-197-1
65497-07-6
374
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200-332-8
57-47-6
166
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385
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167
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1396
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322
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211-190-1
633-03-4
1299
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204-934-1
129-17-9
1355
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222-573-8
3536-49-0
1356
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219-231-5
2390-59-2
1271
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47743-68-0
1271
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242-088-5
18198-35-1
1299
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36396-19-7
1328
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219-232-0
2390-60-5
1328
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68478-64-8
1255
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158571-58-5
1255
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20
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214-984-6
1239-45-8
1521
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208-628-9
536-33-4
319
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201-007-3
77-15-6
173
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401-290-5
103112-35-2
1494
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205-438-8
140-88-5
435
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208-940-5
548-00-5
204
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275-897-7
71720-48-4
1459
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203-794-9
110-71-4
1142
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200-849-9
75-21-8
182
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The extract oil boiling in the range of approximately 220°C to 265°C (428°F to 509°F) from coal tar alkaline extract residue produced by an acidic wash such as aqueous sulfuric acid after distillation to remove tar bases. Composed primarily of alkylnaphthalenes.
284-901-6
84989-12-8
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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Residue from the distillation of dephenolated and debased methylnaphthalene oil (from bituminous coal tar and pyrolysis residual oils) with a boiling range of 240°C to 260°C (464°F to 500°F). Composed primarily of substituted dinuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons.
310-171-6
122070-80-8
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A neutral oil obtained by debasing and dephenolating the oil obtained from the distillation of high temperature tar and pyrolysis residual oils which has a boiliing range of 225°C to 255°C (437°F to 491°F). Composed primarily of substituted dinuclear aromatic hydrocarbons.
310-170-0
122070-79-5
1539
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The redistillate from the fractional distillation of dephenolated and debased methylnaphthalene oil obtained from bituminous coal high temperature tar and pyrolysis residual oils boiling in the approximate range of 220°C to 230°C (428°F to 446°F). It consists predominantly of unsubstituted and substituted dinuclear aromatic hydrocarbons.
295-329-1
91995-66-3
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The aqueous extract produced by an acidic wash of alkali-washed carbolic oil. Composed primarily of acid salts of various aromatic nitrogen bases including pyridine, quinoline and their alkyl derivatives.
292-622-6
90640-99-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The aqueous extract produced by an acidic wash of alkali-washed napthalene oil. Composed primarily of acid salts of various aromatic nitrogen bases including pyridine, quinoline and their alkyl derivatives.
292-623-1
90641-00-2
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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The extract from coal tar oil alkaline extract residue produced by an acidic wash such as aqueous sulfuric acid after distillation to remove naphthalene. Composed primarily of the acid salts of various aromatic nitrogen bases including pyridine, quinoline, and their alkyl derivatives.
266-020-9
65996-86-3
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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The extract produced by the acidic extraction of bases from crude coal tar aromatic oils, neutralization, and distillation of the bases. Composed primarily of collidines, aniline, toluidines, lutidines, xylidines.
273-077-3
68937-63-3
1539
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the redistillation of the distillate of high temperature coal tar (tar acid and tar base free). It consists predominantly of unsubstituted and substituted mononuclear aromatic hydrocarbons boiling in the range of 85°C-195°C (185°F-383°F).
309-868-8
101316-63-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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An acid sludge by-product of the sulphuric acid refining of crude high temperature coal. Composed primarily of sulfuric acid and organic compounds.
298-725-2
93821-38-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The redistillate from the distillate, freed of tar acids and tar bases, from bituminous coal high temperature tar boiling in the approximate range of 90°C to 160°C (194°F to 320°F). It consists predominantly of benzene, toluene and xylenes.
295-323-9
91995-61-8
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The residue from toluene extraction of dried brown coal.
294-285-0
91697-23-3
621
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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 from the base-free fraction from the distillation of coal tar, boiling in the range of approximately 250°C to 280°C (482°F to 536°F). It consists predominantly of biphenyl and isomeric dimethylnaphthalenes.
310-189-4
122384-77-4
1210
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from the base-free fraction from the distillation of coal tar, boiling in the range of approximately 250°C to 280°C (482°F to 536°F). It consists predominantly of biphenyl and isomeric dimethylnaphthalenes.
310-189-4
122384-77-4
1540
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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The oil resulting from the acid washing of alkali-washed carbolic oil to remove the minor amounts of basic compounds (tar bases). Composed primarily of indene, indan and alkylbenzenes.
292-624-7
90641-01-3
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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309-867-2
101316-62-5
1539
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The first fraction from the distillation of aromatic hydrocarbons, coumarone, naphthalene and indene rich prefractionator bottoms or washed carbolic oil boiling substantially below 145°C (293°F). Composed primarily of C7 and C8 aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons.
292-625-2
90641-02-4
1539
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The distillate from aromatic hydrocarbons, coumarone, naphthalene and indene rich prefractionator bottoms or washed carbolic oils, having an approximate boiling range of 155°C to 180°C (311°F to 356°F). Composed primarily of indene, indan and trimethylbenzenes.
292-626-8
90641-03-5
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The residue from low temperature coal tar oils after an alkaline wash, such as aqueous sodium hydroxide, to remove crude coal tar acids. Composed primarily of hydrocarbons and aromatic nitrogen bases.
310-191-5
122384-78-5
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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The distillate from alkali-washed naphthalene oil having an approximate distillation range of 180°C to 220°C (356°F to 428°F). Composed primarily of naphthalene, alkylbenzenes, indene and indan.
292-627-3
90641-04-6
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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The residue from the distillation of alkali-washed naphthalene oil having an approximate distillation range of 220°C to 300°C (428°F to 572°F). Composed primarily of naphthalene, alkylnaphthalenes and aromatic nitrogen bases.
292-628-9
90641-05-7
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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the alkali washing of naphthalene oil to remove phenolic compounds (tar acids). It is composed of naphthalene and alkyl naphthalenes.
310-166-9
121620-47-1
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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons remaining after the removal of naphthalene from alkali-washed naphthalene oil by a crystallization process. It is composed primarily of naphthalene and alkyl naphthalenes.
310-167-4
121620-48-2
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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The residue obtained from coal tar oil by an alkaline wash such as aqueous sodium hydroxide after the removal of crude coal tar acids. Composed primarily of naphthalenes and aromatic nitrogen bases.
266-021-4
65996-87-4
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The product obtained by treatment of coal tar oil alkaline extract with CO2 and CaO. Composed primarily of CaCO3, Ca(OH)2, Na2CO3 and other organic and inorganic impurities.
292-629-4
90641-06-8
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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The residue obtained from chemical oil extracted after the removal of naphthalene by distillation composed primarily of two to four membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons and aromatic nitrogen bases.
277-567-8
73665-18-6
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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from the solvent extraction of a catalytically reformed petroleum cut. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C8 and boiling in the range of approximately 100°C to 200°C (212°F to 392°F).
295-331-2
91995-68-5
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of organic compounds produced by cold acid unit extraction of saturated and unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbons usually ranging in carbon numbers from C3 through C6, predominantly pentanes and amylenes. It consists predominantly of saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C4 through C6, predominantly C5.
270-741-4
68477-61-2
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 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 as the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-111-0
64742-11-6
983
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An aromatic concentrate produced by adding water to heavy naphthenic distillate solvent extract and extraction solvent.
272-175-3
68783-00-6
793
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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 a petroleum stock by treating with hydrogen to convert organic sulfur to hydrogen sulfide which is removed. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C50 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of greater than 19cSt at 40°C.
297-827-4
93763-10-1
827
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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 treating a heavy naphthenic distillate solvent extract with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50 and produces a finished oil of at least 19cSt at 40°C (100 SUS at 100°F).
292-631-5
90641-07-9
806
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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 the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-103-7
64742-04-7
981
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons resulting from treatment of a petroleum fraction with natural or modified clay in either a contact or percolation process to remove the trace amounts of polar compounds and impurities present. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more 4-6 membered ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
296-437-1
92704-08-0
825
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by treating a heavy paraffinic distillate solvent extract with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C21 through C33 and boiling in the range of approximately 350°C to 480°C (662°F to 896°F).
292-632-0
90641-08-0
807
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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 the extract from a solvent extraction of heavy paraffinic distillate.
272-342-0
68814-89-1
795
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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 the extract from solvent extraction of intermediate paraffinic top solvent distillate that is treated with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C36.
295-335-4
91995-73-2
815
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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 the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-102-1
64742-03-6
980
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating the extract, obtained from a solvent extraction process, with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst under conditions primarily to remove sulfur compounds. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt.% or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
295-338-0
91995-75-4
816
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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 the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-104-2
64742-05-8
982
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a fraction of the distillation of an extract from the solvent extraction of light paraffinic top petroleum distillates that is subjected to a sulfuric acid refining. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C32.
295-339-6
91995-76-5
817
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a fraction from distillation of an extract recovered by solvent extraction of light paraffinic top petroleum distillate treated with activated charcoal to remove traces of polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C32.
309-672-2
100684-02-4
856
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a fraction from distillation of an extract recovered by solvent extraction of light paraffinic top petroleum distillates treated with bleaching earth to remove traces of polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C32.
309-673-8
100684-03-5
857
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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 of a light paraffin distillate and treated with hydrogen to convert the organic sulfur to hydrogen sulfide which is eliminated. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C40 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of greater than 10cSt at 40°C.
295-340-1
91995-77-6
818
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by treating a light paraffinic distillate solvent extract with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C17 through C26 and boiling in the range of approximately 280° to 400°C (536°F to 752°F).
292-633-6
90641-09-1
808
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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 light vacuum petroleum gas oil. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C30.
295-341-7
91995-78-7
984
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent extraction of light vacuum petroleum gas oils treated with bleaching earth for removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C30.
309-675-9
100684-05-7
859
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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 light vacuum petroleum gas oils and treated with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C30.
295-342-2
91995-79-8
819
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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 of light vacuum petroleum gas oil treated with activated charcoal for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C30.
309-674-3
100684-04-6
858
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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 a solvent dewaxed petroleum stock by treating with hydrogen to convert organic sulfur to hydrogen sulfide which is removed. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C50 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of greater than 19cSt at 40°C.
297-829-5
93763-11-2
828
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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 the extract from the re-extraction of solvent-refined heavy paraffinic distillate. It consists of saturated and aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50.
272-180-0
68783-04-0
794
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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The extract from coal tar oil produced by an alkaline wash such as aqueous sodium hydroxide. Composed primarily of the alkali salts of various phenolic compounds.
266-017-2
65996-83-0
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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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Myroxylon balsamum pereirae, Leguminosae.
232-352-8
8007-00-9
1136
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294-302-1
91697-41-5
1460
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283-972-0
84776-45-4
1460
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3590-16-7
112
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680-965-8
1008-65-7
208
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262-095-7
60168-88-9
1075
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276-696-7
72490-01-8
1574
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239-339-6
15302-16-6
180
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266-719-9
67564-91-4
1181
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200-231-9
55-38-9
1072
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212-984-0
900-95-8
1115
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200-990-6
76-87-9
1099
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209-044-7
553-69-5
274
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421-960-0
90035-08-8
1630
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216-038-8
1480-19-9
187
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274-125-6
69806-50-4
739
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616-669-2
79241-46-6
1103
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616-712-5
79622-59-6
1572
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