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.

Creosote oil, high-boiling distillate;Creosote oil, high-boiling distillate, wash oil

The high-boiling distillation fraction obtained from the high temperature carbonization of bituminous coal which is further refined to remove excess crystalline salts. It consists primarily of creosote oil with some of the normal polynuclear aromatic salts, which are components of coal tar distillates, removed. It is crystal free at approximately 5°C (41°F). EC / List no: 274-565-9 CAS no: 70321-79-8
Ref No.
1540
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Restriction(s)
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
Notes
Generated using distillation and/or other processing methods

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