The Universal Selection Source: Cosmetics Ingredients


PETROLATUM is classified as :
  • Antistatic
  • Emollient

CAS Number: 8009-03-8
EINECS/ELINCS No: 232-373-2
Chem/IUPAC Name/Description: Petrolatum. A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a semi-solid from dewaxing paraffinic residual oil. It consists predominantly of saturated crystalline and liquid hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25
Restriction (applies to EU only): II/904 (except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen)
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