Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

EU. Restricted Substances: Annex III, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2024/996, OJ L of 4 April 2024

This list contains substances whose use in cosmetic products in the European Union is banned, except under certain conditions as indicated in Annex III. The list specifies the field of application or use, maximum allowable concentration limits in finished products, and any additional limitations.

Rutile (TiO2)

EC / List no: 215-282-2 CAS no: 1317-80-2
Ref No.
Restrictions Product type, body parts
General use hair aerosol spray products
Maximum Threshold
1.4 %
Only in the pigmentary form

For general consumers

In powder form containing 1 % or more of particles with aerodynamic diameter ≤ 10 µm
Applies from 1 October 2021