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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 19 travnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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240-886-8
16867-03-1
211
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 0.5 %
For professional use only
Details
283-144-9
84540-50-1
283
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
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80419-48-3
283
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
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
221-831-7
3248-91-7
278
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
213-903-1
1064-48-8
295
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
216-500-9
1603-02-7
301
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
202-766-3
99-56-9
240
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
272-939-6
68921-42-6
190
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
220-168-0
2650-18-2
190
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
223-339-8
3844-45-9
190
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
200-712-3
69-72-7
98
Body lotion, eye shadow, mascara, eyeliner, lipstick and roll-on deodorant
0.5 %
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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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
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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
220-036-2
2611-82-7
192
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
217-699-5
1934-21-0
189
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
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
205-003-2
130-95-0
21
Rinse-off hair products
0.5 %
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
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
805-402-7
1450801-55-4
299
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
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
202-567-1
97-23-4
11
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Details
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-
60
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems
Maximum secondary amine content: 5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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-
60
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems
Maximum secondary amine content: 5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 19140:1.
235-428-9
12225-21-7
189
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
617-923-5
86803-90-9
171
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Details
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-
61
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems- Minimum purity: 99 %
Maximum secondary amine content: 0,5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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61
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems- Minimum purity: 99 %
Maximum secondary amine content: 0,5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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21
Rinse-off hair products
0.5 %
Details
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61
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems- Minimum purity: 99 %
Maximum secondary amine content: 0,5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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61
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems- Minimum purity: 99 %
Maximum secondary amine content: 0,5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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
224-618-7
4430-18-6
291
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 16255:1.
235-438-3
12227-64-4
192
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Eau de toilette
0.56 %
Details
202-544-6
96-91-3
280
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.6 %
Details
202-544-6
96-91-3
280
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
Details
212-603-8
831-52-7
280
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
Details
212-603-8
831-52-7
280
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.6 %
Details
242-016-2
18127-01-0
155
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
Details
222-529-8
3520-42-1
193
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye 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 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 Liquidambar orientalis, Hamamelidaceae.
305-627-6
94891-27-7
180
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 Liquidambar styraciflua, Hamamelidaceae.
305-628-1
94891-28-8
181
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It is a product which may contain resin acids and their esters, terpenes, and oxidation or polymerization products of these terpenes. (Liquidambar styraciflua, Hamamelidaceae).
232-458-4
8046-19-3
181
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
Details
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Hand wash
0.6 %
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
Details
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Hydroalcoholic-based fragrances
0.6 %
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
Details
204-317-7
119-36-8
324
Mouthwash intended for children above 10 years of age and adults
0.6 %
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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