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, acenaphthene fraction;Creosote oil, acenaphthene fraction, wash oil

A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of coal tar and boiling in the range of approximately 240°C to 280°C (464°F to 536°F). Composed primarily of acenaphthene, naphthalene and alkyl naphthalene. ecnumber: 292-605-3 casnumber: 90640-84-9
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene