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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 02 March 2021. Database contains 2442 unique substances/entries.
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of products from a catalytic reforming process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 220°C (90°F to 430°F). It contains a relatively large proportion of aromatic and branched chain hydrocarbons. This stream may contain 10 vol. % or more benzene.
273-271-8
68955-35-1
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All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons remaining after removal of aromatic compounds from catalytic reformed light naphtha in a selective absorption process. It consists predominantly of paraffinic and cyclic compounds having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 to C8 and boiling in the range of approximately 66°C to 121°C (151°F to 250°F).
285-510-3
85116-59-2
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by a treating process to remove acidic materials. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 65°C to 230°C (149°F to 446°F).
265-122-0
64742-22-9
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by a treating process to remove acidic materials. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 190°C (-4°F to 374°F).
265-123-6
64742-23-0
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All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons resulting from treatment of full-range straight-run naphtha with natural or modified clay, usually in a percolation process to remove the trace amounts of polar compounds and impurities present. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately -20°C to 220°C (-4°F to 429°F).
271-262-3
68527-21-9
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All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons resulting from treatment of light straight-run naphtha with a natural or modified clay, usually in a percolation process to remove the trace amounts of polar compounds and impurities present. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 93°C to 180°C (200°F to 356°F).
271-263-9
68527-22-0
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by distillation of the reaction products of isobutane with monoolefinic hydrocarbons usually ranging in carbon numbers from C3 through C5. It consists of predominantly branched chain saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 90°C to 220°C (194°F to 428°F).
265-066-7
64741-64-6
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of the reaction products of isobutane with monoolefinic hydrocarbons usually ranging in carbon numbers from C3 through C5. It consists of predominantly branched chain saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 with some butanes and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 200°C (95°F to 428°F).
271-267-0
68527-27-5
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0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of products from a fluid coker. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C15 and boiling in the range of approximately 43°C to 250°C(110°F-500°F).
270-991-4
68513-02-0
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of the products from a catalytic reforming process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 230°C (95°F to 446°F).
272-895-8
68919-37-9
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 220°C (-4°F to 428°F).
265-042-6
64741-42-0
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by distillation of the reaction products of isobutane with monoolefinic hydrocarbons usually ranging in carbon numbers from C3 to C5. It consists of predominantly branched chain saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 150°C to 220°C (302°F to 428°F).
265-067-2
64741-65-7
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by a distillation of products from a catalytic cracking process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 65°C to 230°C (148°F to 446°F). It contains a relatively large proportion of unsaturated hydrocarbons.
265-055-7
64741-54-4
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting a catalytic cracked petroleum distillate to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 60°C to 200°C (140°F to 392°F).
295-431-6
92045-50-6
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced from the distillation of products from a catalytic reforming process. It consists of predominantly aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 90°C to 230°C (194°F to 446°F).
265-070-9
64741-68-0
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from distillation of the products from a hydrocracking process. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C12, and boiling in the range of approximately 65°C to 230°C (148°F to 446°F).
265-079-8
64741-78-2
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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295-432-1
92045-51-7
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a distillation process of crude petroleum. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C8 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 130°C to 210°C (266°F to 410°F).
309-945-6
101631-20-3
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 65°C to 230°C (149°F to 446°F).
265-041-0
64741-41-9
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from distillation of the products from a thermal cracking process. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 65°C to 220°C (148°F to 428°F).
265-085-0
64741-83-9
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic hydrodesulfurization process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 250°C (86°F to 482°F).
295-433-7
92045-52-8
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by fractionation from hydrodesulphurised coker distillate. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 to C11 and boiling in the range of approximately 23°C to 196°C (73°F to 385°F).
309-879-8
101316-76-1
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic hydrodesulfurization process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 190°C (-4°F to 374°F).
265-178-6
64742-73-0
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by distillation of hydrodesulfurized and dearomatized light petroleum fractions. It consists predominantly of C7 paraffins and cycloparaffins boiling in a range of approximately 90°C to 100°C (194°F to 212°F).
295-434-2
92045-53-9
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by fractionation of hydrodesulfurized thermal cracker distillate. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 to C11 and boiling in the range of approximately 23°C to 195°C (73°F to 383°F).
285-511-9
85116-60-5
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating a petroleum fraction with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C13 and boiling in the range of approximately 65°C to 230°C (149°F to 446°F).
265-150-3
64742-48-9
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating a petroleum fraction with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 190°C (-4°F to 374°F).
265-151-9
64742-49-0
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating a petroleum fraction, derived from a pyrolysis process, with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 190°C (95°F to 374°F).
295-438-4
92045-57-3
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the distillation of a petroleum fraction. It consists predominantly of alkanes and cycloalkanes boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 190°C (-4°F to 374°F).
285-512-4
85116-61-6
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from catalytic isomerization of straight chain paraffinic C4 through C6 hydrocarbons. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons such as isobutane, isopentane, 2,2-dimethylbutane, 2-methylpentane, and 3-methylpentane.
265-073-5
64741-70-4
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by distillation of a gasoline which has been catalytically isomerized. It consists predominantly of hexane isomers boiling in the range of approximately 60°C to 66°C (140°F to 151°F).
295-440-5
92045-58-4
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by distillation of the reaction products of isobutane with monoolefinic hydrocarbons usually ranging in carbon numbers from C3 through C5. It consists of predominantly branched chain saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 90°C to 160°C (194°F to 320°F).
265-068-8
64741-66-8
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of products from a catalytic cracking process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 190°C (-4°F to 374°F). It contains a relatively large proportion of unsaturated hydrocarbons.
265-056-2
64741-55-5
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting naphtha from a catalytic cracking process to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons boiling in a range of approximately 35°C to 210°C (95°F to 410°F).
295-441-0
92045-59-5
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced from the distillation of products from a catalytic reforming process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 190°C (95°F to 374°F). It contains a relatively large proportion of aromatic and branched chain hydrocarbons. This stream may contain 10 vol. % or more benzene.
265-065-1
64741-63-5
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from distillation of products from a catalytic reforming process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C8 and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 120°C (95°F to 248°F). It contains a relatively large proportion of branched chain hydrocarbons with the aromatic components removed.
270-993-5
68513-03-1
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the fractionation of steam cracked naphtha after recovery from a heat soaking process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having a carbon number predominantly in the range of C4 through C6 and boiling in the range of approximately 0°C to 80°C (32°F to 176°F).
296-028-8
92201-97-3
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from distillation of the products from a hydrocracking process. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C10, and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 180°C (-4°F to 356°F).
265-071-4
64741-69-1
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of the products from a steam cracking process. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 190°C (-4°F to 374°F). This stream is likely to contain 10 vol. % or more benzene.
265-187-5
64742-83-2
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by distillation of products from a steam-cracking process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C9 and boiling in the range of approximately 110°C to 165°C (230°F to 329°F).
271-264-4
68527-23-1
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by distillation of products from a steam-cracking process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 80°C to 218°C (176°F to 424°F).
271-266-5
68527-26-4
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
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
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced from the separation and subsequent hydrogenation of the products of a steam-cracking process to produce ethylene. It consists predominantly of saturated and unsaturated paraffins, cyclic paraffins and cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 50°C to 200°C (122°F to 392°F). The proportion of benzene hydrocarbons may vary up to 30 wt. % and the stream may also contain small amounts of sulphur and oxygenated compounds.
296-942-7
93165-55-0
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
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 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
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by distillation of crude oil. It consists predominantly of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 180°C (-4°F to 356°F).
265-046-8
64741-46-4
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All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from distillation of products from a thermal cracking process. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C8 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 10°C to 130°C (14°F to 266°F).
265-075-6
64741-74-8
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting a petroleum distillate from the high temperature thermal cracking of heavy oil fractions to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans. It consists predominantly of aromatics, olefins and saturated hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 20°C to 100°C (68°F to 212°F).
295-447-3
92045-65-3
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting a petroleum naphtha to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C5, predominantly C5, and boiling in the range of approximately minus 10°C to 35°C (14°F to 95°F).
295-442-6
92045-60-8
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting a petroleum distillate to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C6 and boiling in the range of approximately -20°C to 100°C (-4°F to 212°F).
272-206-0
68783-66-4
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the raffinate from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 90°C to 230°C (194°F to 446°F).
265-095-5
64741-92-0
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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