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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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616-944-7
8014-09-3
365
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Pogostemon cablin (Pogostemon patchouli), Labiatae.
282-493-4
84238-39-1
365
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
263-069-8
61789-56-8
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
Details
606-961-8
222400-28-4
307
All cosmetic products
Maximum molecular weight average of the peptides in hydrolysates is 3.5 kDa
Details
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
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Rosa alba, Rosaceae.
297-122-1
93334-48-6
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower Oil/Extract' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Rosa canina, Rosaceae.
283-652-0
84696-47-9
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower Oil/Extract' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Rosa centifolia, Rosaceae.
283-289-8
84604-12-6
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower Oil/Extract' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Rosa damascena, Rosaceae.
290-260-3
90106-38-0
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower Oil/Extract' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
616-902-8
8007-01-0
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower Oil/Extract' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Rosa gallica, Rosaceae.
283-290-3
84604-13-7
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower Oil/Extract' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
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366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower Oil/Extract' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Rosa rugosa, Rosaceae.
296-213-3
92347-25-6
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower Oil/Extract' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
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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
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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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Santalum album, Santalaceae.
284-111-1
84787-70-2
367
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
616-898-8
8006-87-9
367
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
231-555-9
7632-00-0
17
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
Not to be used with secondary and/or tertiary amines or other substances forming nitrosamines
Details
263-070-3
61789-57-9
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Mentha spicata, Labiatae.
283-656-2
84696-51-5
362
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
277-298-6
73138-79-1
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
Details
273-868-3
69103-01-1
127
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
273-309-3
68956-56-9
128
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
272-842-9
68917-63-5
130
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
A complex combination of terpenes derived from oil of turpentine or citrus oils by fractionation or isomerization of other terpene fractions. Contains at least 80% limonene, the remainder being other terpene hydrocarbons. May contain trace amounts of alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, or ketones.
266-034-5
65996-98-7
129
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Thuya occidentalis, Pinaceae.
290-370-1
90131-58-1
119
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
204-854-7
127-65-1
5
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Evernia furfuracea, Usneaceae.
289-860-8
90028-67-4
92
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. Pinus palustris, Pinaceae.
232-688-5
9005-90-7
124
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 10 mmoles/L
Details
Any of the volatile predominately terpenic fractions or distillates resulting from the solvent extraction of, gum collection from, or pulping of softwoods. Composed primarily of the C10H16 terpene hydrocarbons: α-pinene, β-pinene, limonene, 3-carene, camphene. May contain other acyclic, monocyclic, or bicyclic terpenes, oxygenated terpenes, and anethole. Exact composition varies with refining methods and the age, location, and species of the softwood source.
232-350-7
8006-64-2
124
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 10 mmoles/L
Details
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8052-14-0
124
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 10 mmoles/L
Details
676-658-3
8024-12-2
196
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
Details
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24
All cosmetic products
1 %
Details
309-358-5
100209-50-5
307
All cosmetic products
Maximum molecular weight average of the peptides in hydrolysates is 3.5 kDa
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cananga odorata, Annonaceae.
281-092-1
83863-30-3
347
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Cananga Odorata Oil/Extract' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
209-170-2
557-34-6
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
Details
231-592-0
7646-85-7
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
Details
224-736-9
4468-02-4
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
Details
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1949-15-1
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
Details
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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)
Details
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50
Anti-perspirants
20 %
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)
Details
292-375-4
90604-80-1
50
Anti-perspirants
20 %
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)
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)
Details
202-327-6
94-36-0
94
Artificial nail systems
0.7 %
For professional use only
Details
278-355-8
75980-60-8
311
Artificial nail systems
5 %
For professional use only
Details
204-617-8
123-31-9
14
Artificial nail systems
0.02 %
For professional use only
Details
205-769-8
150-76-5
95
Artificial nail systems
0.02 %
For professional use only
Details
200-683-7
68-26-8
376
Body lotion
0.05 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Ericaceae.
617-561-8
84380-01-8
377
Body lotion
0.5 %
Hydroquinone levels shall remain as low as possible in formulations containing the substance and shall not be higher than the unavoidable trace level
Details
204-844-2
127-47-9
376
Body lotion
0.05 %
Details
201-228-5
79-81-2
376
Body lotion
0.05 %
Details
234-328-2
11103-57-4
376
Body lotion
0.05 %
Details
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Body lotion spray/aerosol
0.04 %
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
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
Details
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66
Body-leave-on products
Maximum residual acrylamide content 0.1 mg/kg
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15d
Callosity softener/remover
1.5 %
Details
203-585-2
108-46-3
22
Cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
For professional use only
Details
231-853-9
7761-88-8
48
Cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes and eyebrows
4 %
Only for colouring eyelashes and eyebrows
Details
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-
12
Cosmetic products for eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
Details
-
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66
Cosmetic products other than body-leave-on products
Maximum residual acrylamide content 0.5 mg/kg
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
215-282-2
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
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
201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Cosmetic products other than fine fragrance, eau de toilette, and oral products
0.042 %
Details
201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Cosmetic products other than fine fragrance, eau de toilette, and oral products
0.03 %
Details
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Cosmetic products other than hair straighteners and depilatories
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Cosmetic products other than nail cuticle, straightening hair products, and depilatories
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Cosmetic products other than nail cuticle, straightening hair products, and depilatories
Details
245-842-1
23726-91-2
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose ketones' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
246-430-4
24720-09-0
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose ketones' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
227-678-2
5932-68-3
73
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
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
245-843-7
23726-92-3
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose ketones' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
245-845-8
23726-94-5
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose ketones' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
227-633-7
5912-86-7
73
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
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
620-558-4
43052-87-5
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose ketones' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
260-709-8
57378-68-4
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose ketones' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
245-833-2
23696-85-7
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose ketones' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.3 %
Details
241-411-7
17373-89-6
177
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.06 %
Details
241-402-8
17369-59-4
175
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.01 %
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
216-507-7
1604-28-0
178
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
Details
203-518-7
107-75-5
72
Cosmetic products other than oral products
1 %
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
203-909-2
111-80-8
173
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
When present in combination with methyl heptine carbonate, the combined level in the finished product shall not exceed 0.01% (of which methyl octine carbonate shall not be more than 0.002%)
Details
203-836-6
111-12-6
89
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.01 %
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
When present in combination with methyl octine carbonate, the combined level in the finished product shall not exceed 0.01 % (of which methyl octine carbonate shall not be more than 0.002 %)
Details
218-302-8
2111-75-3
169
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.1 %
Details
202-590-7
97-54-1
73
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
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
275-156-8
71048-82-3
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose ketones' in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when the concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
229-778-1
6728-26-3
166
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
Details
238-877-9
14807-96-6
59
Cosmetic products other than powdery products intended to be used for children under 3 years of age
Details
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
Details
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6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
Details
223-289-7
3811-04-9
6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
Details
231-887-4
7775-09-9
6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
Details
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Deodorant spray/aerosol
0.003 %
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
204-867-8
127-82-2
25
Deodorants, antiperspirants and astringent lotions
6 %
Details
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23
Depilatories
2 %
Details
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23
Depilatories
6 %
Details
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Depilatories
Details
215-183-4
1310-65-2
Depilatories
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Depilatories
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