Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

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, hydrogen-methane-rich

A complex combination obtained from the reforming hydrotreating process. It consists primarily of hydrogen and methane with various small amounts of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C2 through C5. EC / List no: 270-787-5 CAS no: 68478-03-5
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Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum Threshold
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene

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