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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 13 lipnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Hydroalcoholic-based fragrances
0.6 %
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
Mouthwash intended for children aged 6–10 years
0.1 %
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
Mouthwash intended for children above 10 years of age and adults
0.6 %
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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200-712-3
69-72-7
98
Body lotion, eye shadow, mascara, eyeliner, lipstick and roll-on deodorant
0.5 %
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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200-712-3
69-72-7
98
Rinse-off hair products
3 %
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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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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236-675-5
13463-67-7
321
Cosmetic products other than face products in loose powder form and hair aerosol spray products
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
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215-282-2
1317-80-2
321
Cosmetic products other than face products in loose powder form and hair aerosol spray products
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
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215-280-1
1317-70-0
321
Cosmetic products other than face products in loose powder form and hair aerosol spray products
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
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203-905-0
111-76-2
188
Non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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203-905-0
111-76-2
188
Oxidative hair dye products
4 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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203-961-6
112-34-5
187
Hair dye products
9 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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239-579-1
15534-95-9
44
Hair products
2 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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66
Cosmetic products other than body-leave-on products
Maximum residual acrylamide content 0.5 mg/kg
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66
Body-leave-on products
Maximum residual acrylamide content 0.1 mg/kg
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309-358-5
100209-50-5
307
All cosmetic products
Maximum molecular weight average of the peptides in hydrolysates is 3.5 kDa
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Substance obtained by acidic, alkaline, or enzymatic hydrolysis of wheat germ composed primarily of amino acids, peptides, and proteins. It may contain impurities consisting chiefly of carbohydrates and lipids along with smaller quantities of miscellaneous organic substances of biological origin.
305-225-0
94350-06-8
307
All cosmetic products
Maximum molecular weight average of the peptides in hydrolysates is 3.5 kDa
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606-961-8
222400-28-4
307
All cosmetic products
Maximum molecular weight average of the peptides in hydrolysates is 3.5 kDa
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615-058-8
70084-87-6
307
All cosmetic products
Maximum molecular weight average of the peptides in hydrolysates is 3.5 kDa
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277-298-6
73138-79-1
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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263-070-3
61789-57-9
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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263-069-8
61789-56-8
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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297-433-2
93572-05-5
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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68440-49-3
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids arachidic, behenic, lignoceric, linoleic, oleic, palmitic and stearic. (Arachis hypogaea, Leguminosae).
232-296-4
8002-03-7
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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294-643-6
91744-77-3
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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293-087-1
91051-35-3
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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270-350-9
68425-36-5
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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268-648-9
68132-80-9
151
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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219-307-8
2408-20-0
150
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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238-212-2
14289-65-7
151a
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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231-334-7
7493-72-3
149
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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266-803-5
67634-00-8
147
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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204-642-4
123-68-2
140
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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272-657-3
68901-15-5
146
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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275-536-3
71500-37-3
145
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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266-804-0
67634-01-9
148
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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231-335-2
7493-74-5
143
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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205-527-1
142-19-8
139
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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225-230-0
4728-82-9
137
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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218-129-8
2051-78-7
135
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
217-281-2
1797-74-6
144
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
217-477-8
1866-31-5
136
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
220-609-7
2835-39-4
141
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
220-292-5
2705-87-5
138
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
224-184-9
4230-97-1
142
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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270-325-2
68424-85-1
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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
Details
287-089-1
85409-22-9
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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
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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
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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
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