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.

Hydrocarbons, C7-12, C>9-arom.-rich, reforming heavy fraction

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by separation from the platformate-containing fraction. It consists predominantly of nonaromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 120°C to 210°C (248°F to 380°F) and C9 and higher aromatic hydrocarbons. EC / List no: 297-465-7 CAS no: 93572-35-1
Ref No.
Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
Generated using distillation and/or other processing methods