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), reforming hydrotreater

A complex combination obtained from the reforming hydrotreating process. It consists primarily of hydrogen, methane, and ethane with various small amounts of hydrogen sulfide and aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C5. EC / List no: 270-785-4 CAS no: 68478-02-4
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene