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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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216-507-7
1604-28-0
178
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
Details
216-507-7
1604-28-0
178
Oral products
Details
216-500-9
1603-02-7
301
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.5 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Hydroalcoholic products excluding oral products
1 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Rinse-off products excluding oral products
0.2 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fine fragrance
2.5 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fragrance cream
0.5 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Leave-on products excluding oral products, hydroalcoholic products, fine fragrances, and fragrance creams
0.1 %
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216-074-4
1490-04-6
338
All cosmetic products
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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215-647-6
1336-21-6
4
All cosmetic products
6 %
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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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215-282-2
1317-80-2
321
Professional use hair aerosol spray products
1.1 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For professional use only
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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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215-282-2
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
Face products in loose powder form
25 %
Only in the pigmentary form
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215-280-1
1317-70-0
321
Professional use hair aerosol spray products
1.1 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For professional use only
Details
215-280-1
1317-70-0
321
General use hair aerosol spray products
1.4 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For general consumers
Details
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
Details
215-224-6
1314-18-7
64
Rinse-off hair products
4.5 %
All products must meet the hydrogen peroxide release requirements
For professional use only
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215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
General use products for straightening hair
2 %
For general use
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215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Depilatories
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215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Nail cuticle products
5 %
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215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Professional use products for straightening hair
4.5 %
For professional use
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215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Cosmetic products other than nail cuticle, straightening hair products, and depilatories
Details
215-183-4
1310-65-2
15b
Professional use products for straightening hair
4.5 %
For professional use
Details
215-183-4
1310-65-2
15b
Rinse-off products excluding straightening hair products and depilatories
Details
215-183-4
1310-65-2
Depilatories
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215-183-4
1310-65-2
15b
General use products for straightening hair
2 %
For general use
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Depilatories
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
General use products for straightening hair
2 %
For general use
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15d
Callosity softener/remover
1.5 %
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Nail cuticle products
5 %
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Cosmetic products other than nail cuticle, straightening hair products, and depilatories
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Professional use products for straightening hair
4.5 %
For professional use
Details
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Hair straightening products
7 %
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215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Cosmetic products other than hair straighteners and depilatories
Details
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Depilatories
Details
214-946-9
1222-05-5
336
All cosmetic products
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
214-250-5
1117-61-9
86
All cosmetic products
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
213-903-1
1064-48-8
295
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
212-782-2
868-77-9
313
Nail products
For professional use only
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212-690-2
846-70-8
214
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
Details
212-690-2
846-70-8
214
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.0 %
Details
212-603-8
831-52-7
280
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.6 %
Details
212-603-8
831-52-7
280
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
Details
212-222-7
770-35-4
54
Rinse-off products
2 %
Only in rinse-off products
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
Details
211-199-0
633-96-5
318
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
As from 3 June 2021: 0.5 % (maximum concentration in ready use preparation)
Details
210-834-9
624-18-0
8a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
Details
210-834-9
624-18-0
8a
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 must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
Details
210-834-9
624-18-0
8b
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
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