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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 17 lipnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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205-507-2
141-86-6
285
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.15 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.15 %
For professional use only
Details
205-476-5
141-27-5
70
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
421-170-6
138937-28-7
204
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
205-342-6
138-87-4
343
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
205-341-0
138-86-3
88
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
Peroxide value less than 20 mmoles/L
Details
696-231-5
1361000-03-4
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
236-719-3
13466-78-9
121
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
236-675-5
13463-67-7
321
General use hair aerosol spray products
1.4 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For general consumers
Details
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
Details
236-675-5
13463-67-7
321
Face products in loose powder form
25 %
Only in the pigmentary form
Details
236-675-5
13463-67-7
321
Professional use hair aerosol spray products
1.1 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For professional use only
Details
205-137-1
134-31-6
51
Leave-on hair products
0.03 %
Details
205-137-1
134-31-6
51
Rinse-off hair products
0.3 %
Details
215-647-6
1336-21-6
4
All cosmetic products
6 %
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
NITROBLAU; NITROBLUE
407-020-2
132885-85-9
225
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
215-282-2
1317-80-2
321
Face products in loose powder form
25 %
Only in the pigmentary form
Details
215-282-2
1317-80-2
321
Professional use hair aerosol spray products
1.1 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For professional use only
Details
215-282-2
1317-80-2
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
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
215-280-1
1317-70-0
321
Face products in loose powder form
25 %
Only in the pigmentary form
Details
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
ROT CO
411-440-1
131657-78-8
201
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
ROT CO
411-440-1
131657-78-8
201
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
3 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
General use products for straightening hair
2 %
For general use
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Depilatories
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Nail cuticle products
5 %
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Professional use products for straightening hair
4.5 %
For professional use
Details
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
Details
215-183-4
1310-65-2
15b
General use products for straightening hair
2 %
For general use
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Depilatories
Details
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 %
Details
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
205-003-2
130-95-0
21
Rinse-off hair products
0.5 %
Details
205-003-2
130-95-0
21
Leave-on hair products
0.2 %
Details
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128729-30-6
239
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.4 % (as tetrahydrochloride)
Details
416-320-2
128729-28-2
239
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.4 % (as tetrahydrochloride)
Details
204-922-6
128-95-0
265
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Impurity of Disperse Red 15 in Disperse Violet 1 for hair dye formulations should be < 1% (w/w)
Details

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