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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 12 srpnja 2024. Database contains 786 unique substances/entries.
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231-635-3
7664-41-7
4
All cosmetic products
6 %
Details
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23
Depilatories
6 %
Details
292-375-4
90604-80-1
50
Anti-perspirants
5.4 %
The ratio of the number of aluminium atoms to that of zirconium atoms must be between 2 and 10
The ratio of the number of (Al + Zr) atoms to that of chlorine atoms must be between 0.9 and 2.1
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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50
Anti-perspirants
5.4 %
The ratio of the number of aluminium atoms to that of zirconium atoms must be between 2 and 10
The ratio of the number of (Al + Zr) atoms to that of chlorine atoms must be between 0.9 and 2.1
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
Depilatories
5 %
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Nail cuticle products
5 %
Details
231-887-4
7775-09-9
6
Toothpaste
5 %
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2a
Depilatories
5 %
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Nail cuticle products
5 %
Details
223-289-7
3811-04-9
6
Toothpaste
5 %
Details
205-634-3
144-62-7
3
Hair products
5 %
For professional use only
Details
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9
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
5 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 5 % calculated as free base
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9
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
5 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 5 % calculated as free base
Details
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9
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
5 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 5 % calculated as free base
Details
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9
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
5 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 5 % calculated as free base
Details
200-659-6
67-56-1
52
All cosmetic products
5 %
Details
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3
Hair products
5 %
For professional use only
Details
278-355-8
75980-60-8
311
Artificial nail systems
5 %
For professional use only
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6
Toothpaste
5 %
Details
241-327-0
17301-53-0
287
Rinse-off hair products
5 %
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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203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Non-oxidative hair dye products
5 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
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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
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Professional use products for straightening hair
4.5 %
For professional use
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Professional use products for straightening hair
4.5 %
For professional use
Details
215-183-4
1310-65-2
15b
Professional use products for straightening hair
4.5 %
For professional use
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