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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 21 svibnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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231-853-9
7761-88-8
48
Cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes and eyebrows
4 %
Only for colouring eyelashes and eyebrows
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12
Cosmetic products for eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
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66
Cosmetic products other than body-leave-on products
Maximum residual acrylamide content 0.5 mg/kg
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215-280-1
1317-70-0
321
Cosmetic products other than face products in loose powder form and hair aerosol spray products
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
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215-282-2
1317-80-2
321
Cosmetic products other than face products in loose powder form and hair aerosol spray products
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
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236-675-5
13463-67-7
321
Cosmetic products other than face products in loose powder form and hair aerosol spray products
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
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201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Cosmetic products other than fine fragrance, eau de toilette, and oral products
0.042 %
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201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Cosmetic products other than fine fragrance, eau de toilette, and oral products
0.03 %
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215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Cosmetic products other than hair straighteners and depilatories
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Cosmetic products other than nail cuticle, straightening hair products, and depilatories
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215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Cosmetic products other than nail cuticle, straightening hair products, and depilatories
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245-842-1
23726-91-2
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
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246-430-4
24720-09-0
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
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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
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245-843-7
23726-92-3
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
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245-845-8
23726-94-5
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
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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
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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
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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
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245-833-2
23696-85-7
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
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219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.3 %
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241-411-7
17373-89-6
177
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.06 %
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241-402-8
17369-59-4
175
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.01 %
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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216-507-7
1604-28-0
178
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
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203-518-7
107-75-5
72
Cosmetic products other than oral products
1 %
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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203-909-2
111-80-8
173
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
When present in combination with methyl heptine carbonate, the combined level in the finished product shall not exceed 0.01% (of which methyl octine carbonate shall not be more than 0.002%)
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203-836-6
111-12-6
89
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.01 %
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
When present in combination with methyl octine carbonate, the combined level in the finished product shall not exceed 0.01 % (of which methyl octine carbonate shall not be more than 0.002 %)
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218-302-8
2111-75-3
169
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.1 %
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202-590-7
97-54-1
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
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275-156-8
71048-82-3
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
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229-778-1
6728-26-3
166
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
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238-877-9
14807-96-6
59
Cosmetic products other than powdery products intended to be used for children under 3 years of age
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200-712-3
69-72-7
98
Cosmetic products other than rinse-off hair products, except body lotion, eye shadow, mascara, eyeliner, lipstick and roll-on deodorant
2 %
Not to be used in preparations for children under 3 years of age
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
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
These levels are inclusive of any use of salicylic acid
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6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
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223-289-7
3811-04-9
6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
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231-887-4
7775-09-9
6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
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204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Deodorant spray/aerosol
0.003 %
Not to be used in preparations for children under 6 years of age, with the exception of Toothpaste
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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204-867-8
127-82-2
25
Deodorants, antiperspirants and astringent lotions
6 %
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23
Depilatories
2 %
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23
Depilatories
6 %
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215-137-3
1305-62-0
15c
Depilatories
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215-183-4
1310-65-2
Depilatories
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Depilatories
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2a
Depilatories
5 %
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215-185-5
1310-73-2
15a
Depilatories
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242-367-1
18480-07-4
63
Depilatories
3.5 %
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200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
Depilatories
5 %
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202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Eau de toilette
0.004 %
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201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Eau de toilette
0.56 %
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201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Eau de toilette
0.4 %
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