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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 17 svibnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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616-772-2
8000-34-8
356
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Eucalyptus Caryophyllus Oil' 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 Eugenia caryophyllata, Myrtaceae.
284-638-7
84961-50-2
356
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Eucalyptus Caryophyllus Oil' 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
616-775-9
8000-48-4
355
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Eucalyptus Globulus Oil' 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 Eucalyptus globulus, Myrtaceae.
308-257-3
97926-40-4
355
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Eucalyptus Globulus Oil' 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
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
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
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
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
243-987-5
20721-50-0
263
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
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
281-856-4
84041-77-0
8c
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 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
281-856-4
84041-77-0
8c
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
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3
Hair products
5 %
For professional use only
Details
203-905-0
111-76-2
188
Oxidative hair dye products
4 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
Details
203-905-0
111-76-2
188
Non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
Details
201-939-0
89-78-1
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
240-934-8
16893-85-9
40
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
233-433-0
10163-15-2
27
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
227-497-9
5858-81-1
296
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
Details
224-546-6
4403-90-1
290
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
Details
240-896-2
16871-90-2
41
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
237-957-0
14104-28-0
28
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
278-355-8
75980-60-8
311
Artificial nail systems
5 %
For professional use only
Details
202-567-1
97-23-4
11
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Details
202-327-6
94-36-0
94
Artificial nail systems
0.7 %
For professional use only
Details
805-105-2
1449471-67-3
298
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
805-402-7
1450801-55-4
299
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
805-210-3
1449653-83-1
317
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
As from 3 June 2021: 0.5 % (maximum concentration in ready use preparation). Methanesulfonates impurities, in particular ethyl methanesulfonate shall not be present
Details
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306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
Details
203-961-6
112-34-5
187
Hair dye products
9 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
Details
239-387-8
15356-60-2
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cymbopogon schoenanthus, Gramineae.
289-754-1
89998-16-3
354
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Lemongrass Oil' 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 Cymbopogon flexuosus, Gramineae.
295-161-9
91844-92-7
354
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Lemongrass Oil' 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
616-903-3
8007-02-1
354
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Lemongrass Oil' 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 Cupressus sempervirens, Pinaceae.
283-626-9
84696-07-1
123
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 Cuminum cyminum, Umbelliferae.
283-881-6
84775-51-9
156
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 Cuminum cyminum, Umbelliferae.
283-881-6
84775-51-9
156
Leave-on products
0.4 %
Details
226-460-4
5406-12-2
179
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
Details
Substance identity is confidential or pending assessment. If possible, following assessment the proper substance identifiers will be displayed.
-
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326
Non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
-
-
12
Skin products
4 %
Details
-
-
12
Oral products (including mouth rinse, tooth paste and tooth whitening or bleaching products)
0.1 %
Details
-
-
12
Cosmetic products for eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
Details
-
-
12
Hair products
12 %
Details
-
-
12
Products for hardening nails
2 %
Details
-
-
12
Tooth whitening or bleaching products
6 %
To be only sold to dental practitioners
For each cycle of use, first use by dental practitioners as defined under Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (OJ L 255, 30.9.2005, p. 22)) or under their direct supervision if an equivalent level of safety is ensured. Afterwards to be provided to the consumer to complete the cycle of use
Not to be used on a person under 18 years of age
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 such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Citrus sinensis, Rutaceae.
307-891-8
97766-30-8
351
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Citrus Aurantium Peel Oil' 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 Citrus limonum, Rutaceae.
284-515-8
8008-56-8;84929-31-7
353
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 Citrus limonum, Rutaceae.
284-515-8
8008-56-8;84929-31-7
353
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
600-006-9
8008-57-9
351
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Citrus Aurantium Peel Oil' 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 Citrus sinensis, Rutaceae.
232-433-8
8028-48-6
350
351
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Citrus Aurantium Flower Oil' 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 Citrus aurantium, Rutaceae.
277-143-2
68916-04-1;72968-50-4
350
351
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Citrus Aurantium Flower Oil' 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 Citrus aurantium, Rutaceae.
277-143-2
68916-04-1;72968-50-4
351
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Citrus Aurantium Peel Oil' 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
639-655-8
8016-38-4
350
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Citrus Aurantium Flower Oil' 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
203-212-3
104-54-1
69
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 Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Lauraceae.
283-479-0
8015-91-6;84649-98-9
349
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 Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Lauraceae.
283-479-0
8015-91-6;84649-98-9
349
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
616-916-4
8007-80-5
348
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 Cinnamomum cassia, Lauraceae.
284-635-0
84961-46-6
348
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
205-003-2
130-95-0
21
Rinse-off hair products
0.5 %
Details
205-003-2
130-95-0
21
Leave-on hair products
0.2 %
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
242-355-6
18472-87-2
270
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
242-355-6
18472-87-2
270
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
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
217-699-5
1934-21-0
189
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
220-036-2
2611-82-7
192
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
212-690-2
846-70-8
214
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
Details
212-690-2
846-70-8
214
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
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6
Toothpaste
5 %
Details
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6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
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 Cedrus atlantica, Pinaceae.
295-985-9
8023-85-6;92201-55-3
122
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Cedrus Atlantica 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
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 Cedrus atlantica, Pinaceae.
295-985-9
8023-85-6;92201-55-3
122
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Cedrus Atlantica 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
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
616-893-0
8006-81-3
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
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 macrophylla, Annonaceae.
297-681-1
68606-83-7;93686-30-7
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
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 macrophylla, Annonaceae.
297-681-1
68606-83-7;93686-30-7
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
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Cosmetic products other than hair straighteners and depilatories
Details
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Depilatories
Details
215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Hair straightening products
7 %
Details
232-187-1
7789-74-4
29
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
232-188-7
7789-75-5
30
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
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
241-327-0
17301-53-0
287
Leave-on hair products
3 %
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
241-327-0
17301-53-0
287
Leave-on face products
3 %
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
241-327-0
17301-53-0
287
Rinse-off hair products
5 %
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
203-929-1
112-03-8
Leave-on hair products
1 %
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
203-929-1
112-03-8
286
Rinse-off hair products
2.5 %
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
203-929-1
112-03-8
286
Leave-on face products
0.5 %
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
203-928-6
112-02-7
Leave-on hair products
1 %
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
203-928-6
112-02-7
286
Leave-on face products
0.5 %
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
203-928-6
112-02-7
286
Rinse-off hair products
2.5 %
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
205-137-1
134-31-6
51
Leave-on hair products
0.03 %
Details
205-137-1
134-31-6
51
Rinse-off hair products
0.3 %
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