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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 13 lipnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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616-900-7
8006-90-4
361
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
616-898-8
8006-87-9
367
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
616-893-0
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
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Any of the volatile predominately terpenic fractions or distillates resulting from the solvent extraction of, gum collection from, or pulping of softwoods. Composed primarily of the C10H16 terpene hydrocarbons: α-pinene, β-pinene, limonene, 3-carene, camphene. May contain other acyclic, monocyclic, or bicyclic terpenes, oxygenated terpenes, and anethole. Exact composition varies with refining methods and the age, location, and species of the softwood source.
232-350-7
8006-64-2
124
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
616-794-2
8002-41-3
359
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
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616-792-1
8002-09-3
112
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids arachidic, behenic, lignoceric, linoleic, oleic, palmitic and stearic. (Arachis hypogaea, Leguminosae).
232-296-4
8002-03-7
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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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
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616-774-3
8000-46-2
364
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
232-268-1
8000-41-7
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
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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
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Lavandula angustifolia angustifolia, Labiatae.
283-994-0
8000-28-0;84776-65-8
360
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Lavandula 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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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Lavandula angustifolia angustifolia, Labiatae.
283-994-0
8000-28-0;84776-65-8
360
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Lavandula 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
616-769-6
8000-27-9
358
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Juniperus Virginiana 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
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201-291-9
80-56-8
371
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
201-134-4
78-70-6
84
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
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
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
232-151-5
7789-23-3
32
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
232-087-8
7785-70-8
371
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
232-051-1
7784-18-1
34
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
231-999-3
7783-47-3
35
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
231-995-1
7783-40-6
56
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
231-887-4
7775-09-9
6
Toothpaste
5 %
Details
231-887-4
7775-09-9
6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
Details
231-853-9
7761-88-8
48
Cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes and eyebrows
4 %
Only for colouring eyelashes and eyebrows
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Products for hardening nails
2 %
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Oral products (including mouth rinse, tooth paste and tooth whitening or bleaching products)
0.1 %
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
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
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231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Professional use cosmetic products for eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Skin products
4 %
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Hair products
12 %
Details
278-601-4
77061-58-6
268
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
278-601-4
77061-58-6
268
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
212-222-7
770-35-4
54
Rinse-off products
2 %
Only in rinse-off products
Not to be used in oral products
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
201-027-2
77-42-9
341
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
231-667-8
7681-49-4
31
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
231-635-3
7664-41-7
4
All cosmetic products
6 %
Details
231-592-0
7646-85-7
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
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
231-552-2
7631-97-2
27
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
200-945-0
76-22-2
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
278-355-8
75980-60-8
311
Artificial nail systems
5 %
For professional use only
Details
231-415-7
7540-51-4
86
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
200-876-6
75-52-5
18
All cosmetic products
0.3 %
Details
231-335-2
7493-74-5
143
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
231-334-7
7493-72-3
149
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
278-022-7
74918-21-1
226
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.2 %
Details
278-022-7
74918-21-1
226
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.2 % calculated as free base (1.8 % as tetrahydrochloride salt)
Details
278-022-7
74918-21-1
226
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
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