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), hydrotreated middle, intermediate boiling

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of products from a middle distillate hydrotreating process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 127°C to 188°C (262°F to 370°F). EC / List no: 270-092-7 CAS no: 68410-96-8
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
Generated using distillation and/or other processing methods

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