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.

Gases (petroleum), C3-5 olefinic-paraffinic alkylation feed

A complex combination of olefinic and paraffinic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C3 through C5 which are used as alkylation feed. Ambient temperatures normally exceed the critical temperature of these combinations. EC / List no: 270-765-5 CAS no: 68477-83-8
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene