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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) 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.

Last updated 21 svibnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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434-630-6
60372-77-2
197
Shampoos
0.8 %
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
204-881-4
128-37-0
325
Leave-on and rinse-off products other than Mouthwash and Toothpaste
0.8 %
Details
279-383-3
80062-31-3
281
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.8 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
225-555-8
4926-55-0
255
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.75 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.75 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
NITROBLAU; NITROBLUE
407-020-2
132885-85-9
225
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.75 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.75 % (as hydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
600-575-3
104516-93-0
225
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.75 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.75 % (as hydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
202-327-6
94-36-0
94
Artificial nail systems
0.7 %
For professional use only
Details
200-237-1
55-55-0
223
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.68 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
205-768-2
150-75-4
223
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.68 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
217-706-1
1936-57-8
223
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.68 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
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99
Oxidative hair dye products
0.67 %
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
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99
Oxidative hair dye products
0.67 %
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
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Mouth spray
0.65 %
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It is a product which may contain resin acids and their esters, terpenes, and oxidation or polymerization products of these terpenes. (Opopanax, Umbelliferae).
297-241-9
93384-32-8
184
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
Details
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Hand wash
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
Details
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
Details
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
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It is a product which may contain resin acids and their esters, terpenes, and oxidation or polymerization products of these terpenes. (Liquidambar styraciflua, Hamamelidaceae).
232-458-4
8046-19-3
181
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Liquidambar styraciflua, Hamamelidaceae.
305-628-1
94891-28-8
181
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Liquidambar orientalis, Hamamelidaceae.
305-627-6
94891-27-7
180
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Opopanax chironium, Umbelliferae.
297-649-7
93686-00-1
183
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
Details
222-529-8
3520-42-1
193
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
Details
242-016-2
18127-01-0
155
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
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
202-544-6
96-91-3
280
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
Details
202-544-6
96-91-3
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
201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Eau de toilette
0.56 %
Details
This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 16255:1.
235-438-3
12227-64-4
192
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
224-618-7
4430-18-6
291
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
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
-
-
61
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems- Minimum purity: 99 %
Maximum secondary amine content: 0,5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
-
-
61
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems- Minimum purity: 99 %
Maximum secondary amine content: 0,5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
-
-
21
Rinse-off hair products
0.5 %
Details
-
-
61
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems- Minimum purity: 99 %
Maximum secondary amine content: 0,5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
-
-
61
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems- Minimum purity: 99 %
Maximum secondary amine content: 0,5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
617-923-5
86803-90-9
171
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Details
This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 19140:1.
235-428-9
12225-21-7
189
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
-
-
60
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems
Maximum secondary amine content: 5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
-
-
60
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems
Maximum secondary amine content: 5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
202-567-1
97-23-4
11
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Details
805-105-2
1449471-67-3
298
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
805-402-7
1450801-55-4
299
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
805-210-3
1449653-83-1
317
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
As from 3 June 2021: 0.5 % (maximum concentration in ready use preparation). Methanesulfonates impurities, in particular ethyl methanesulfonate shall not be present
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