cosmetics-prohibited-subs

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.

Distillates (petroleum), clay-treated light paraffinic

A complex combination of hydrocarbons resulting from treatment of a petroleum fraction with natural or modified clay in either a contacting or 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 C15 through C30 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of less than 100 SUS at 100°F (19cSt at 40°C). It contains a relatively large proportion of saturated hydrocarbons. EC / List no: 265-138-8 CAS no: 64742-37-6
Ref No.
772
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Restriction(s)
Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract

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