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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 24 svibnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Oral products
Details
219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.3 %
Details
IMEXINE OBA
417-020-4
2380-86-1
209
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.5 %
Details
-
29705-39-3
237
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.25 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
-
29705-39-3
237
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
Details
-
29539-03-5
204
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
AZOGELB
421-430-9
28365-08-4
277
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
Details
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
246-521-9
24905-87-1
251
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
220-494-3
2784-89-6
258
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
247-104-4
25564-22-1
153
All cosmetic products
0.1 %
Details
220-292-5
2705-87-5
138
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
220-609-7
2835-39-4
141
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
218-129-8
2051-78-7
135
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
247-415-5
26021-57-8
230
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.0 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
220-621-2
2835-99-6
244
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 %
Details
220-621-2
2835-99-6
244
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 %
For professional use only
Details
220-618-6
2835-95-2
241
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 %
Details
220-618-6
2835-95-2
241
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.5 %
For professional use only
Details
219-307-8
2408-20-0
150
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
-
20859-38-5
26
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
220-168-0
2650-18-2
190
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
247-368-0
25956-17-6
191
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
Details
220-036-2
2611-82-7
192
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
243-987-5
20721-50-0
263
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
Details
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
220-701-7
2871-01-4
266
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
218-690-9
2216-51-5
338
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
218-302-8
2111-75-3
169
Oral products
Details
218-302-8
2111-75-3
169
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.1 %
Details
218-080-2
2050-08-0
328
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
440-850-3
27311-52-0
284
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
440-850-3
27311-52-0
284
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
606-961-8
222400-28-4
307
All cosmetic products
Maximum molecular weight average of the peptides in hydrolysates is 3.5 kDa
Details
-
223398-02-5
274
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.5 %
Details
254-663-8
39872-57-6
159
All cosmetic products
0.02 %
Details
679-526-3
337906-36-2
292
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.8 % (calculated as free base)
Details
679-526-3
337906-36-2
292
Products intended for colouring eyelashes
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.8 % (calculated as free base). Professional use
Details
638-749-6
337906-37-3
292
Products intended for colouring eyelashes
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.8 % (calculated as free base). Professional use
Details
638-749-6
337906-37-3
292
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.8 % (calculated as free base)
Details
251-632-0
33673-71-1
164
All cosmetic products
0.02 %
Details
253-775-4
38083-17-9
310
Rinse-off shampoos
2 %
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
254-161-9
38866-20-5
293
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
IMEXINE OAY
412-130-9
3131-52-0
207
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.5 %
Details
IMEXINE OAY
412-130-9
3131-52-0
207
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
251-410-3
33229-34-4
247
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.8 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
-
38171-54-9
217
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.2 %
For professional use only
Details
-
38171-54-9
217
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.2 %
Details
221-831-7
3248-91-7
278
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
221-831-7
3248-91-7
278
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
-
36505-83-6
39
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
251-020-3
32388-55-9
327
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
223-339-8
3844-45-9
190
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
222-656-9
3567-66-6
254
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
222-529-8
3520-42-1
193
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 %
Details
222-529-8
3520-42-1
193
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
Details
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
Details
221-665-5
3179-89-3
294
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 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
221-588-7
3151-59-5
36
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
221-284-4
3055-99-0
257
Rinse-off products
4 %
Details
221-284-4
3055-99-0
257
Leave-on products
3 %
Details
223-289-7
3811-04-9
6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
Details
223-289-7
3811-04-9
6
Toothpaste
5 %
Details
207-355-2
464-49-3
331
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
207-354-7
464-48-2
331
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
620-558-4
43052-87-5
157
Oral products
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
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
224-052-0
4180-23-8
329
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
255-239-5
41137-60-4
314
Nail products
For professional use only
Details
225-004-1
4602-84-0
82
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
225-555-8
4926-55-0
255
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
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
224-184-9
4230-97-1
142
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
225-230-0
4728-82-9
137
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
224-460-9
4368-56-3
195
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
224-546-6
4403-90-1
290
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
Details
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)
Details
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)
Details
224-618-7
4430-18-6
291
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
224-736-9
4468-02-4
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
Details
227-678-2
5932-68-3
73
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
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
227-813-5
5989-27-5
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
227-815-6
5989-54-8
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
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
227-633-7
5912-86-7
73
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
Details
259-175-9
54464-59-4
344
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
259-174-3
54464-57-2
344
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
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
260-709-8
57378-68-4
157
Oral products
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
209-584-3
586-81-2
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
481-170-7
502453-61-4
282
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
259-134-5
54381-16-7
198
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.5 % (calculated as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
3.4 %
Details
226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.4 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.4 % (calculated as sulfate)
For professional use only
Details
226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.4 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.4 % (calculated as sulfate)
Details
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)
Details
261-940-7
59820-63-2
235
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.15 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
HC YELLOW NO. 4
428-840-7
59820-43-8
253
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
454-690-7
5697-02-9
212
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 %
When both 2- Methyl-1-Naphthol and 1- Acetoxy-2-Methylnaphthalene are present in a hair dye formulation, the maximum concentration on the head of 2-Methyl-1- Naphthol should not exceed 2.0 %
Details

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