Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2022/1531, OJ L 240, 16 September 2022

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Tail gas (petroleum), catalytic cracker refractionation absorber

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from refractionation of products from a catalytic cracking process. It consists of hydrogen and hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C3. EC / List no: 270-805-1 CAS no: 68478-25-1
Ref No.
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene