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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 12 travnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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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
General use products for straightening hair
2 %
For general use
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Cosmetic products other than nail cuticle, straightening hair products, and depilatories
Details
215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Professional use products for straightening hair
4.5 %
For professional use
Details
215-183-4
1310-65-2
15b
General use products for straightening hair
2 %
For general use
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
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Hair straightening products
7 %
Details
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Depilatories
Details
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Cosmetic products other than hair straighteners and depilatories
Details
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15d
Callosity softener/remover
1.5 %
Details
201-969-4
90-15-3
16
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.0 %
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251-632-0
33673-71-1
164
All cosmetic products
0.02 %
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229-778-1
6728-26-3
166
Oral products
Details
229-778-1
6728-26-3
166
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
Details
218-302-8
2111-75-3
169
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.1 %
Details
218-302-8
2111-75-3
169
Oral 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
272-066-0
68683-20-5
170
All cosmetic products
0.1 %
Details
617-923-5
86803-90-9
171
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Details
258-398-9
53153-66-5
172
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
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%)
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203-909-2
111-80-8
173
Oral products
Details
219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.3 %
Details
219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Oral products
Details
241-402-8
17369-59-4
175
Oral 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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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
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271-282-2
68527-77-5
176
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Details
241-411-7
17373-89-6
177
Oral products
Details
241-411-7
17373-89-6
177
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.06 %
Details
216-507-7
1604-28-0
178
Oral products
Details
216-507-7
1604-28-0
178
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
Details
226-460-4
5406-12-2
179
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
Details
200-876-6
75-52-5
18
All cosmetic products
0.3 %
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 Liquidambar styraciflua, Hamamelidaceae.
305-628-1
94891-28-8
181
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
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
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fine fragrance
2.5 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Hydroalcoholic products excluding oral products
1 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fragrance cream
0.5 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Rinse-off products excluding oral products
0.2 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Leave-on products excluding oral products, hydroalcoholic products, fine fragrances, and fragrance creams
0.1 %
Details
244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Hydroalcoholic products excluding oral products
1 %
Details
244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Rinse-off products excluding oral products
0.2 %
Details
244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Fragrance cream
0.5 %
Details
244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Fine fragrance
2.5 %
Details
244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Leave-on products excluding oral products, hydroalcoholic products, fine fragrances, and fragrance creams
0.1 %
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
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 %
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