cosmetics-preservatives

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex V - Allowed Preservatives

EU. Allowed Preservatives: Annex V, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2022/1531, OJ L 240, 16 September 2022

This list contains substances designated as preservatives which cosmetic products marketed in the European Union may contain. The list contains maximum concentration limits and other restrictions. It also contains special labelling requirements, which outline conditions of use and warnings.

Last updated 26 veljače 2024. Database contains 174 unique substances/entries.
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Conditions  
273-545-7
68989-01-5
54
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate'
0.1 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
460-890-5
-
59
All cosmetic products except oral products and eye products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Citric acid (and) Silver citrate'
Not to be used in oral products and eye products
0.0024 %
Details
460-890-5
-
59
All cosmetic products except oral products and eye products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Citric acid (and) Silver citrate'
Not to be used in oral products and eye products
0.2 %
Details
229-222-8
6440-58-0
33
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.6 %
Details
253-775-4
38083-17-9
32
Face creams
Preservative
0.2 %
Details
253-775-4
38083-17-9
32
Foot care products
Preservative
0.2 %
Details
253-775-4
38083-17-9
32
Rinse-off shampoo
Preservative
0.5 %
Details
253-775-4
38083-17-9
32
Hair lotions
Preservative
0.2 %
Details
202-924-1
101-20-2
23
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Purity criteria: 3,3',4,4'-Tetrachloroazobenzene < 1 ppm, 3,3',4,4'-Tetrachloroazoxybenzene < 1 ppm
0.2 %
Details
-
50650-76-5
35
Rinse-off products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '1-Hydroxy-4-methyl-6-(2,4,4-trimethylpentyl) 2-pyridon and its monoethanolamine salt'
1 %
Details
-
50650-76-5
35
Cosmetic products other than rinse-off products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '1-Hydroxy-4-methyl-6-(2,4,4-trimethylpentyl) 2-pyridon and its monoethanolamine salt'
0.5 %
Details
272-574-2
68890-66-4
35
Rinse-off products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '1-Hydroxy-4-methyl-6-(2,4,4-trimethylpentyl) 2-pyridon and its monoethanolamine salt'
1 %
Details
272-574-2
68890-66-4
35
Cosmetic products other than rinse-off products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '1-Hydroxy-4-methyl-6-(2,4,4-trimethylpentyl) 2-pyridon and its monoethanolamine salt'
0.5 %
Details
212-222-7
770-35-4
43
Rinse-off products
Preservative
Only for rinse-off products
1 %
Details
215-331-8
1322-14-1
18
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Undec-10-enoic acid and its salts'
0.2 %
Details
222-264-8
3398-33-2
18
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Undec-10-enoic acid and its salts'
0.2 %
Details
239-446-8
15435-29-7
37
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.1 %
Details
217-210-5
1777-82-8
22
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.15 %
Details
220-239-6
2682-20-4
57
Rinse-off products
Preservative
0.0015 %
Details
204-589-7
122-99-6
29
All cosmetic products
Preservative
1 %
Details
-
93856-82-7
15
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '3,3'-Dibromo-4,4'-hexamethylenedioxydi-benzamidine and its salts'
0.1 %
Details
299-116-4
93856-83-8
15
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.1 %
Details
203-192-6
104-29-0
50
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.3 %
Details
208-293-9
520-45-6
13
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '3-Acetyl-6-methylpyran-2,4 (3H)-dione and its salts'
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
0.6 %
Details
259-627-5
55406-53-6
56
Leave-on products except oral and lip products, body lotion and body cream, products for children under 3 years of age
Preservative
Not to be used in oral and lip products
Not to be used in body lotion and body cream
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age
0.01 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
259-627-5
55406-53-6
56
Rinse-off products other than oral and lip products, products for children under 3 years of age except in bath products/shower gels and shampoo
Preservative
Not to be used in oral and lip products
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, except in bath products/shower gels and shampoo
0.02 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
259-627-5
55406-53-6
56
Deodorants/anti-perspirants
Preservative
Not to be used in oral and lip products
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age
0.0075 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
257-048-2
51200-87-4
45
All cosmetic products
Preservative
pH must be greater than 6
0.1 %
Details
933-435-8
569646-79-3
60
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.7 %
Details
202-804-9
99-96-7
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
221-761-7
3228-02-2
38
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.1 %
Details
250-001-7
30007-47-7
20
Rinse-off products
Preservative
Avoid formation of nitrosamines
0.1 %
Details
222-182-2
3380-34-5
25
Toothpaste
Preservative
0.3 %
Details
222-182-2
3380-34-5
25
Mouthwashes
Preservative
0.2 %
Details
222-182-2
3380-34-5
25
Hand soap
Preservative
0.3 %
Details
222-182-2
3380-34-5
25
Non-spray deodorants
Preservative
0.3 %
Details
222-182-2
3380-34-5
25
Body soap/Shower gel
Preservative
0.3 %
Details
222-182-2
3380-34-5
25
Nail products for cleaning the fingernails and toenails before the application of artificial nail systems
Preservative
0.3 %
Details
222-182-2
3380-34-5
25
Face powders and blemish concealers
Preservative
0.3 %
Details
231-810-4
7747-35-5
49
All cosmetic products except oral products and products applied on mucous membranes
Preservative
Not to be used in oral products and in products applied on mucous membranes
0.3 %
Details
205-513-5
141-94-6
19
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.1 %
Details
-
-
44
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.1 %
Details
217-468-9
1863-63-4
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
233-469-7
10192-30-0
9
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Inorganic sulphites and hydrogen sulphites'
0.2 %
Details
241-503-7
17496-08-1
2
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Propionic acid and its salts'
2 %
Details
233-484-9
10196-04-0
9
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Inorganic sulphites and hydrogen sulphites'
0.2 %
Details
241-327-0
17301-53-0
44
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Alkyl (C 12-22) trimethyl ammonium bromide and chloride'
0.1 %
Details
293-522-5
91080-29-4
54
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate'
0.1 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
616-786-9
8001-54-5
54
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate'
0.1 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
-
3811-75-4
47
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzenecarboximidamide, 4,4'-(1,6-hexanediylbis (oxy))bis- and its salts'
0.1 %
Details
204-479-9
121-54-0
53
Rinse-off products
Preservative
0.1 %
Details
204-479-9
121-54-0
53
Leave-on products other than oral products
Preservative
0.1 %
Details
200-618-2
65-85-0
1
Oral products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzoic acid and its sodium salt'
1.7 %
Details
200-618-2
65-85-0
1
Leave-on products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzoic acid and its sodium salt'
0.5 %
Details
200-618-2
65-85-0
1
Rinse-off products excluding oral products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzoic acid and its sodium salt'
2.5 %
Details
202-859-9
100-51-6
34
All cosmetic products
Preservative
1 %
Details
201-993-5
90-43-7
7
Leave-on products
Preservative
0.15 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
201-993-5
90-43-7
7
Rinse-off products
Preservative
0.2 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
200-143-0
52-51-7
21
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Avoid formation of nitrosamines
0.1 %
Details
202-318-7
94-26-8
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.14 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
202-318-7
94-26-8
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.8 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
205-252-7
136-60-7
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
264-151-6
63449-41-2
54
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate'
0.1 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
218-235-4
2090-05-3
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
274-235-4
69959-44-0
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
223-795-8
4075-81-4
2
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Propionic acid and its salts'
2 %
Details
212-525-4
824-35-1
3
Cosmetic products other than products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salicylic acid and its salts'
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
0.5 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
231-321-6
7492-55-9
4
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid and its salts'
0.6 %
Details
200-311-3
57-09-0
44
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Alkyl (C 12-22) trimethyl ammonium bromide and chloride'
0.1 %
Details
203-928-6
112-02-7
44
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Alkyl (C 12-22) trimethyl ammonium bromide and chloride'
0.1 %
Details
201-793-8
88-04-0
26
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.5 %
Details
200-317-6
57-15-8
11
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
0.5 %
Contains Chlorobutanol.
Details
200-431-6
59-50-7
24
All cosmetic products except products applied on mucuous membranes
Preservative
Not to be used in products applied on mucuous membranes
0.2 %
Details
-
16807-48-0
13
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '3-Acetyl-6-methylpyran-2,4 (3H)-dione and its salts'
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
0.6 %
Details
-
-
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
202-284-3
93-89-0
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
434-630-6
60372-77-2
58
Mouthwashes
Preservative
Not to be used in preparations for children under 10 years of age
0.15 %
Not to be used for children under 10 years of age.
Details
434-630-6
60372-77-2
58
All cosmetic products except lip products, oral products, and spray products
Preservative
Not to be used in lip products, oral products (other than mouthwashes), and spray products
0.4 %
Details
204-399-4
120-47-8
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
200-579-1
64-18-6
14
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Formic acid and its sodium salt'
0.5 %
Details
203-856-5
111-30-8
48
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Not to be used in aerosols (sprays)
0.1 %
Contains Glutaral.
Details
203-768-7
110-44-1
4
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid and its salts'
0.6 %
Details
211-533-5
659-40-5
47
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzenecarboximidamide, 4,4'-(1,6-hexanediylbis (oxy))bis- and its salts'
0.1 %
Details
299-055-3
93841-83-9
47
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzenecarboximidamide, 4,4'-(1,6-hexanediylbis (oxy))bis- and its salts'
0.1 %
Details
-
-
9
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Inorganic sulphites and hydrogen sulphites'
0.2 %
Details
204-401-3
120-50-3
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
213-361-6
939-48-0
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
214-290-3
1119-94-4
44
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Alkyl (C 12-22) trimethyl ammonium bromide and chloride'
0.1 %
Details
203-927-0
112-00-5
44
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Alkyl (C 12-22) trimethyl ammonium bromide and chloride'
0.1 %
Details
209-045-2
553-70-8
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
209-166-0
557-27-7
2
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Propionic acid and its salts'
2 %
Details
242-669-3
18917-89-0
3
Cosmetic products other than products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salicylic acid and its salts'
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
0.5 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
224-387-2
4337-66-0
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
261-963-2
59866-70-5
3
Cosmetic products other than products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salicylic acid and its salts'
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
0.5 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
238-588-8
14548-60-8
55
Rinse-off products
Preservative
0.15 %
Details
202-905-8
100-97-0
30
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.15 %
Details
202-259-7
93-58-3
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
202-785-7
99-76-3
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
611-341-5
55965-84-9
39
Rinse-off products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Mixture of 5-Chloro-2-methyl-isothiazol-3(2H)-one and 2-methylisothiazol-3(2H)-one'
0.0015 %
Details
200-238-7
55-56-1
42
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'N,N''-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,12-diimino-2,4,11,13-tetraazatetradecanediamidine and its digluconate, diacetate and dihydrochloride'
0.3 %
Details
200-302-4
56-95-1
42
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'N,N''-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,12-diimino-2,4,11,13-tetraazatetradecanediamidine and its digluconate, diacetate and dihydrochloride'
0.3 %
Details
242-354-0
18472-51-0
42
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'N,N''-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,12-diimino-2,4,11,13-tetraazatetradecanediamidine and its digluconate, diacetate and dihydrochloride'
0.3 %
Details
223-026-6
3697-42-5
42
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'N,N''-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,12-diimino-2,4,11,13-tetraazatetradecanediamidine and its digluconate, diacetate and dihydrochloride'
0.3 %
Details
254-372-6
39236-46-9
27
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.6 %
Details
278-928-2
78491-02-8
46
All cosmetic products
Preservative
0.5 %
Details
This substance is identified by SDA Substance Name: C12-C18 alkyl benzyl dimethyl ammonium chloride and SDA Reporting Number: 16-052-00.
269-919-4
68391-01-5
54
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate'
0.1 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
202-293-2
93-99-2
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
200-532-5
62-38-4
17
Eye products
Preservative
If mixed with other mercurial compounds authorised by this Regulation, the maximum concentration of Hg remains fixed at 0.007%
0.007 %
Contains Phenylmercuric compounds.
Details
202-331-8
94-43-9
17
Eye products
Preservative
If mixed with other mercurial compounds authorised by this Regulation, the maximum concentration of Hg remains fixed at 0.007%
0.007 %
Contains Phenylmercuric compounds.
Details
-
-
17
Eye products
Preservative
If mixed with other mercurial compounds authorised by this Regulation, the maximum concentration of Hg remains fixed at 0.007%
0.007 %
Contains Phenylmercuric compounds.
Details
608-042-7
27083-27-8
28
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
0.1 %
Details
640-037-5
133029-32-0
28
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
0.1 %
Details
608-723-9
32289-58-0
28
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
0.1 %
Details
923-111-4
28757-47-3
28
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
0.1 %
Details
209-481-3
582-25-2
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
254-009-1
38566-94-8
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.14 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
253-048-1
36457-19-9
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
231-870-1
7773-03-7
9
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Inorganic sulphites and hydrogen sulphites'
0.2 %
Details
240-795-3
16731-55-8
9
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Inorganic sulphites and hydrogen sulphites'
0.2 %
Details
247-464-2
26112-07-2
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
240-830-2
16782-08-4
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
206-323-5
327-62-8
2
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Propionic acid and its salts'
2 %
Details
284-597-5
84930-16-5
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.14 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
209-421-6
578-36-9
3
Cosmetic products other than products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salicylic acid and its salts'
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
0.5 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
246-376-1
24634-61-5
4
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid and its salts'
0.6 %
Details
233-321-1
10117-38-1
9
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Inorganic sulphites and hydrogen sulphites'
0.2 %
Details
662-949-2
6159-41-7
18
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Undec-10-enoic acid and its salts'
0.2 %
Details
201-176-3
79-09-4
2
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Propionic acid and its salts'
2 %
Details
202-307-7
94-13-3
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.14 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
202-307-7
94-13-3
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.8 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
219-020-8
2315-68-6
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
287-089-1
85409-22-9
54
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate'
0.1 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
270-325-2
68424-85-1
54
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate'
0.1 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
263-080-8
61789-71-7
54
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate'
0.1 %
Avoid contact with eyes.
Details
200-712-3
69-72-7
3
Cosmetic products other than products for children under 3 years of age
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salicylic acid and its salts'
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age
Not to be used in oral products
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user'slungs by inhalation
0.5 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
-
-
47
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzenecarboximidamide, 4,4'-(1,6-hexanediylbis (oxy))bis- and its salts'
0.1 %
Details
-
-
1a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salts of benzoic acid other than that listed under reference number 1 and esters of benzoic acid'
0.5 %
Details
-
-
15
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '3,3'-Dibromo-4,4'-hexamethylenedioxydi-benzamidine and its salts'
0.1 %
Details
-
-
13
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '3-Acetyl-6-methylpyran-2,4 (3H)-dione and its salts'
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
0.6 %
Details
-
-
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
-
-
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.8 %
Details
-
-
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.14 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
-
-
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.8 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
-
-
4
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid and its salts'
0.6 %
Details
-
-
2
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Propionic acid and its salts'
2 %
Details
-
-
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.8 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
-
-
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.14 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
-
-
3
Cosmetic products other than products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salicylic acid and its salts'
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
0.5 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
-
-
18
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Undec-10-enoic acid and its salts'
0.2 %
Details
232-033-3
7783-90-6
52
All cosmetic products except products for children under 3 years of age, oral products and eye and lip products
Preservative
20% AgCl (w/w) on TiO2: Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, in oral products and in eye and lip products
0.004 %
Details
208-534-8
532-32-1
1
Leave-on products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzoic acid and its sodium salt'
0.5 %
Details
208-534-8
532-32-1
1
Rinse-off products excluding oral products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzoic acid and its sodium salt'
2.5 %
Details
208-534-8
532-32-1
1
Oral products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzoic acid and its sodium salt'
1.7 %
Details
231-548-0
7631-90-5
9
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Inorganic sulphites and hydrogen sulphites'
0.2 %
Details
253-049-7
36457-20-2
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.14 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
224-580-1
4418-26-2
13
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '3-Acetyl-6-methylpyran-2,4 (3H)-dione and its salts'
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
0.6 %
Details
252-487-6
35285-68-8
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
231-673-0
7681-57-4
9
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Inorganic sulphites and hydrogen sulphites'
0.2 %
Details
225-714-1
5026-62-0
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
274-357-8
70161-44-3
51
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Not to be used unless it can be shown that the maximum theoretical concentration of releasable formaldehyde, irrespective of the source, in the mixture as placed on the market is < 0,1 % w/w
0.5 %
Details
204-051-1
114-63-6
12
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
0.4 %
Details
205-290-4
137-40-6
2
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Propionic acid and its salts'
2 %
Details
252-488-1
35285-69-9
12a
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.14 %
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Details
200-198-0
54-21-7
3
Cosmetic products other than products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salicylic acid and its salts'
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
0.5 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
205-488-0
141-53-7
14
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Formic acid and its sodium salt'
0.5 %
Details
231-819-3
7757-81-5
4
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid and its salts'
0.6 %
Details
231-821-4
7757-83-7
9
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Inorganic sulphites and hydrogen sulphites'
0.2 %
Details
214-294-5
1120-02-1
44
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Alkyl (C 12-22) trimethyl ammonium bromide and chloride'
0.1 %
Details
203-929-1
112-03-8
44
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Alkyl (C 12-22) trimethyl ammonium bromide and chloride'
0.1 %
Details
218-531-3
2174-16-5
3
Cosmetic products other than products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Salicylic acid and its salts'
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, except for shampoos
0.5 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
282-908-9
84471-25-0
18
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Undec-10-enoic acid and its salts'
0.2 %
Details
200-210-4
54-64-8
16
Eye products
Preservative
If mixed with other mercurial compounds authorised by this Regulation, the maximum concentration of Hg remains fixed at 0.007%
0.007 %
Contains Thiomersal.
Details
203-965-8
112-38-9
18
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Undec-10-enoic acid and its salts'
0.2 %
Details
260-247-7
56532-40-2
18
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Undec-10-enoic acid and its salts'
0.2 %
Details

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