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.

Foots oil (petroleum), carbon-treated

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of Foots oil with activated carbon for the removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12. EC / List no: 308-126-0 CAS no: 97862-76-5
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract