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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 14 lipnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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268-978-3
68155-66-8
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
268-648-9
68132-80-9
151
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
General use products for hair waving or straightening
8 %
For general use
Details
200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
Products intended for eyelash waving
11 %
For professional use only
Details
200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
Professional use products for hair waving or straightening
11 %
For professional use only
Details
200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
Depilatories
5 %
Details
200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
Rinse-off hair products other than hair waving and straightening products and depilatories
2 %
Details
267-370-5
67846-56-4
305
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
267-140-4
67801-20-1
339
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
266-804-0
67634-01-9
148
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
266-803-5
67634-00-8
147
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
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
200-659-6
67-56-1
52
All cosmetic products
5 %
Details
266-357-1
66422-95-5
242
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
For professional use only
Details
266-357-1
66422-95-5
242
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
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66115-19-3
26
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
266-138-0
66095-81-6
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
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
265-648-0
65235-31-6
248
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 3.0 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
265-648-0
65235-31-6
248
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.85 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
229-352-5
6485-40-1
333
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
-
63969-46-0
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
-
63969-46-0
284
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
228-762-1
6358-09-4
252
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
228-762-1
6358-09-4
252
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 %
Details
264-151-6
63449-41-2
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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
211-199-0
633-96-5
318
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
As from 3 June 2021: 0.5 % (maximum concentration in ready use preparation)
Details
700-352-1
62756-44-9
47
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
210-834-9
624-18-0
8a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
Details
210-834-9
624-18-0
8a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
Details
210-834-9
624-18-0
8b
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
Details
263-070-3
61789-57-9
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
Details
263-069-8
61789-56-8
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
Details
612-192-9
61693-43-4
227
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 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
612-192-9
61693-43-4
227
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
Details
262-909-0
61693-42-3
227
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 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
262-909-0
61693-42-3
227
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
210-236-8
610-81-1
215
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
210-236-8
610-81-1
215
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
210-155-8
608-25-3
243
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
Details
210-155-8
608-25-3
243
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.8 %
Details
210-155-8
608-25-3
243
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
For professional use only
Details
434-630-6
60372-77-2
197
Soap
0.8 %
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
434-630-6
60372-77-2
197
Non-spray deodorants
0.8 %
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
434-630-6
60372-77-2
197
Shampoos
0.8 %
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
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
227-813-5
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
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
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
227-678-2
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
227-633-7
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
209-711-2
591-27-5
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
209-711-2
591-27-5
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
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
209-578-0
586-62-9
133
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
227-497-9
5858-81-1
296
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
Details
209-478-7
582-17-2
216
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
209-478-7
582-17-2
216
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
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
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
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
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
209-170-2
557-34-6
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
Details
259-583-7
55302-96-0
229
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 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
259-583-7
55302-96-0
229
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 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
200-237-1
55-55-0
223
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.68 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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
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
259-132-4
54381-08-7
256
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
208-854-8
543-94-2
58
Oral products
3.5 %
When mixed with other permitted strontium compounds the total strontium content must not exceed 3.5 %
Details
226-460-4
5406-12-2
179
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
Details
226-394-6
5392-40-5
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
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
258-398-9
53153-66-5
172
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
Details
208-194-0
515-03-7
342
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
200-125-2
51-81-0
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
200-125-2
51-81-0
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
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
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
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
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
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
224-736-9
4468-02-4
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
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
224-622-9
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
224-618-7
4430-18-6
291
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details

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