cosmetics-restricted-subs

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

EU. Restricted Substances: Annex III, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2023/1545, OJ L 188, 27 July 2023

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.

Tagetes patula flower extract;Tagetes patula flower oil

Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Tagetes patula, Compositae. EC / List no: 294-431-3 CAS no: 91722-29-1
Ref No.
309
Restrictions Product type, body parts
Rinse-off products
Maximum Threshold
0.1 %
Restriction(s)
Alpha terthienyl (terthiophen) content in the extract/oil ≤ 0.35 %

In case of combined use with Tagetes minuta (entry 308), the total combined content of Tagetes in ready for use preparation shall not exceed the maximum concentration limits set out in column (g)

Notes
From 1 May 2019 cosmetic products containing that substance and not complying with the restrictions shall not be placed on the Union market

From 1 August 2019 cosmetic products containing that substance and not complying with the restrictions shall not be made available on the Union market