Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2024/996, OJ L of 4 April 2024

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

Lubricating oils (petroleum), C>25, solvent-extd., deasphalted, dewaxed, hydrogenated

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent extraction and hydrogenation of vacuum distillation residues. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity in the order of 32cSt to 37cSt at 100°C (212°F). EC / List no: 309-874-0 CAS no: 101316-69-2
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract