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.

Residues (coal tar), anthracene oil distn.

The residue from the fraction distillation of crude anthracene boiling in the approximate range of 340°C to 400°C (644°F to 752°F). It consists predominantly of tri- and polynuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons. EC / List no: 295-505-8 CAS no: 92061-92-2
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
Generated using distillation and/or other processing methods