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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 22 srpnja 2024. Database contains 786 unique substances/entries.
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221-665-5
3179-89-3
294
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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201-642-6
85-91-6
323
Rinse-off products
0.2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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224-622-9
4430-25-5
319
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
As from 3 June 2021, after mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.2% (calculated as free base)
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224-622-9
4430-25-5
319
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
As from 3 June 2021: 0.2 % (maximum concentration in ready use preparation)
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277-929-5
74578-10-2
289
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
Details
277-929-5
74578-10-2
289
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.2 %
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53
Soap
0.2 %
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236
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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21
Leave-on hair products
0.2 %
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
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204-854-7
127-65-1
5
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
Details
676-658-3
8024-12-2
196
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
Details
600-539-7
104226-21-3
260
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
Details
NITROGELB
410-700-1
27080-42-8
249
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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85679-78-3
232
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 % (as hydrochloride)
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260-062-1
56216-28-5
232
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 % (as hydrochloride)
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AZOGELB
421-430-9
28365-08-4
277
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
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AZOGELB
421-430-9
28365-08-4
277
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Details
201-891-0
89-25-8
228
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Details
417-600-7
82576-75-8
234
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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234
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
417-600-7
82576-75-8
234
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.28 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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234
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.28 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
200-683-7
68-26-8
376
Leave-on and rinse-off products other than body lotion
0.3 %
Details
219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.3 %
Details
421-470-7
99788-75-7
264
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
204-844-2
127-47-9
376
Leave-on and rinse-off products other than body lotion
0.3 %
Details
201-228-5
79-81-2
376
Leave-on and rinse-off products other than body lotion
0.3 %
Details
205-137-1
134-31-6
51
Rinse-off hair products
0.3 %
Details
224-546-6
4403-90-1
290
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
Details
243-987-5
20721-50-0
263
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
Details
200-876-6
75-52-5
18
All cosmetic products
0.3 %
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234-328-2
11103-57-4
376
Leave-on and rinse-off products other than body lotion
0.3 %
Details
201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Eau de toilette
0.4 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Myroxylon balsamum pereirae, Leguminosae.
232-352-8
8007-00-9
154
All cosmetic products
0.4 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Myroxylon Pereirae 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
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247-368-0
25956-17-6
191
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
Details
242-355-6
18472-87-2
270
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cuminum cyminum, Umbelliferae.
283-881-6
84775-51-9
156
Leave-on products
0.4 %
Details
227-497-9
5858-81-1
296
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
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)
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99
Self-tanning products other than for the face
0.4 %
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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99
Self-tanning products other than for the face
0.4 %
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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220-701-7
2871-01-4
266
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.45 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.45 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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99
Self-tanning products for the face
0.45 %
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
Self-tanning products for the face
0.45 %
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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215-145-7
1306-06-5
372
Mouthwash
0.465 %
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
Only nanomaterials having the following characteristics are allowed: - [composed of] rod-shaped particles of which at least 95.8 % (in particle number) have an aspect ratio less than 3, and the remaining 4.2 % have an aspect ratio not exceeding 4.9 - the particles are not coated or surface modified
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203-585-2
108-46-3
22
Hair lotions and shampoos
0.5 %
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)
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244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Fragrance cream
0.5 %
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