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.

Distillates (petroleum), solvent dewaxed light paraffinic, clay-treated

A complex combination of hydrocarbons resulting from treatment of dewaxed light paraffinic distillate with natural or modified clay in either a contacting or percolation process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30. EC / List no: 292-618-4 CAS no: 90640-96-3
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract