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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.

Last updated 14 lipnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
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236-675-5
13463-67-7
321
General use hair aerosol spray products
1.4 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For general consumers
Details
215-282-2
1317-80-2
321
General use hair aerosol spray products
1.4 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For general consumers
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215-280-1
1317-70-0
321
General use hair aerosol spray products
1.4 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For general consumers
Details
244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Fragrance cream
0.5 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fragrance cream
0.5 %
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202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Fragrance cream
0.002 %
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201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Fine fragrance
1 %
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201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Fine fragrance
1.4 %
Details
244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Fine fragrance
2.5 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fine fragrance
2.5 %
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202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Fine fragrance
0.01 %
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236-675-5
13463-67-7
321
Face products in loose powder form
25 %
Only in the pigmentary form
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215-282-2
1317-80-2
321
Face products in loose powder form
25 %
Only in the pigmentary form
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215-280-1
1317-70-0
321
Face products in loose powder form
25 %
Only in the pigmentary form
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204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Face makeup (except lip products, eye makeup and makeup remover)
0.05 %
Not to be used in preparations for children under 6 years of age, with the exception of Toothpaste
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
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204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Eye makeup and makeup remover
0.002 %
Not to be used in preparations for children under 6 years of age, with the exception of Toothpaste
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
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201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Eau de toilette
0.4 %
Details
201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Eau de toilette
0.56 %
Details
202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Eau de toilette
0.004 %
Details
200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
Depilatories
5 %
Details
242-367-1
18480-07-4
63
Depilatories
3.5 %
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Depilatories
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2a
Depilatories
5 %
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Depilatories
Details
215-183-4
1310-65-2
Depilatories
Details
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Depilatories
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23
Depilatories
6 %
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23
Depilatories
2 %
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204-867-8
127-82-2
25
Deodorants, antiperspirants and astringent lotions
6 %
Details
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Deodorant spray/aerosol
0.003 %
Not to be used in preparations for children under 6 years of age, with the exception of Toothpaste
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
231-887-4
7775-09-9
6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
Details
223-289-7
3811-04-9
6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
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6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
Details
200-712-3
69-72-7
98
Cosmetic products other than rinse-off hair products, except body lotion, eye shadow, mascara, eyeliner, lipstick and roll-on deodorant
2 %
Not to be used in preparations for children under 3 years of age
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
Not to be used in oral products
For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product
These levels are inclusive of any use of salicylic acid
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238-877-9
14807-96-6
59
Cosmetic products other than powdery products intended to be used for children under 3 years of age
Details
229-778-1
6728-26-3
166
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
Details
275-156-8
71048-82-3
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose ketones' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
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202-590-7
97-54-1
73
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
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218-302-8
2111-75-3
169
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.1 %
Details
203-836-6
111-12-6
89
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.01 %
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
When present in combination with methyl octine carbonate, the combined level in the finished product shall not exceed 0.01 % (of which methyl octine carbonate shall not be more than 0.002 %)
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203-909-2
111-80-8
173
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
When present in combination with methyl heptine carbonate, the combined level in the finished product shall not exceed 0.01% (of which methyl octine carbonate shall not be more than 0.002%)
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203-518-7
107-75-5
72
Cosmetic products other than oral products
1 %
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
216-507-7
1604-28-0
178
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
Details
241-402-8
17369-59-4
175
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.01 %
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
241-411-7
17373-89-6
177
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.06 %
Details
219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.3 %
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