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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 17 srpnja 2024. Database contains 786 unique substances/entries.
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231-887-4
7775-09-9
6
Toothpaste
5 %
Details
223-289-7
3811-04-9
6
Toothpaste
5 %
Details
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Toothpaste
2.52 %
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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215-145-7
1306-06-5
372
Toothpaste
10 %
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
Only nanomaterials having the following characteristics are allowed: - [composed of] rod-shaped particles of which at least 95.8 % (in particle number) have an aspect ratio less than 3, and the remaining 4.2 % have an aspect ratio not exceeding 4.9 - the particles are not coated or surface modified
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6
Toothpaste
5 %
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204-881-4
128-37-0
325
Toothpaste
0.1 %
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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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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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203-919-7
111-90-0
297
The following spray products: fine fragrances, hair sprays, anti-perspirants and deodorants
2.6 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
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53
Soap
0.2 %
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
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220-552-8
2809-21-4
53
Soap
0.2 %
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Skin products
4 %
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12
Skin products
4 %
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231-303-8
7488-56-4
49
Shampoos
1 %
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
233-971-6
10476-85-4
57
Shampoo and face products
2.1 %
When mixed with other permitted strontium compounds the total strontium content must not exceed 2.1 %
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99
Self-tanning products other than for the face
0.4 %
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
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99
Self-tanning products other than for the face
0.4 %
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
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99
Self-tanning products for the face
0.45 %
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
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99
Self-tanning products for the face
0.45 %
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
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202-494-5
96-26-4
322
Self-tanning products
10 %
Details
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Rinse-off skin products (except hand wash) and rinse-off hair products
0.06 %
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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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
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Rinse-off products other than hair dye products
10 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
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