Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2023/1490, OJ L 183, 20 July 2023

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

Slack wax (petroleum), hydrotreated

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating slack wax with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20. EC / List no: 295-523-6 CAS no: 92062-09-4
Ref No.
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen