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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 21 lipnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
Rinse-off hair products other than hair waving and straightening products and depilatories
2 %
Details
229-778-1
6728-26-3
166
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
Details
229-778-1
6728-26-3
166
Oral products
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
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
231-415-7
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
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
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
231-265-2
7469-77-4
213
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 %
When both 2- Methyl-1-Naphthol and 1- Acetoxy-2-Methylnaphthalene are present in a hair dye formulation, the maximum concentration on the head of 2-Methyl-1- Naphthol should not exceed 2.0 %
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
276-957-5
72869-86-4
314
Nail products
For professional use only
Details
-
70643-19-5
242
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
For professional use only
Details
-
70643-19-5
242
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
274-713-2
70643-20-8
242
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
274-713-2
70643-20-8
242
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
For professional use only
Details
616-121-2
74638-76-9
93
Hair products
1.5 %
Details
278-601-4
77061-58-6
268
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
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
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
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 oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
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 %
Details
278-022-7
74918-21-1
226
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.2 %
Details
275-536-3
71500-37-3
145
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
277-303-1
73157-43-4
152
All cosmetic products
0.002 %
This material shall not be used in combination with any other 2-alkynoic acid ester (e.g. methyl heptine carbonate)
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
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
231-635-3
7664-41-7
4
All cosmetic products
6 %
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
278-355-8
75980-60-8
311
Artificial nail systems
5 %
For professional use only
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
Professional use cosmetic products for eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Hair products
12 %
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Skin products
4 %
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Products for hardening nails
2 %
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
Details
615-058-8
70084-87-6
307
All cosmetic products
Maximum molecular weight average of the peptides in hydrolysates is 3.5 kDa
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
200-876-6
75-52-5
18
All cosmetic products
0.3 %
Details
277-929-5
74578-10-2
289
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
Details
277-929-5
74578-10-2
289
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.2 %
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
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
Details
275-156-8
71048-82-3
157
Oral products
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
Details
231-303-8
7488-56-4
49
Shampoos
1 %
Details
231-853-9
7761-88-8
48
Cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes and eyebrows
4 %
Only for colouring eyelashes and eyebrows
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
231-667-8
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
231-552-2
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
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
277-298-6
73138-79-1
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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
231-592-0
7646-85-7
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
Details
201-746-1
87-44-5
332
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
416-410-1
85765-48-6
233
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
415-480-0
86419-69-4
259
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
279-383-3
80062-31-3
281
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.8 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
279-383-3
80062-31-3
281
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
469-500-8
857035-95-1
279
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
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
-
85679-78-3
232
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 % (as hydrochloride)
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
Details
280-733-2
83763-47-7
245
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-733-2
83763-47-7
245
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
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
212-603-8
831-52-7
280
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
Details
280-734-8
83763-48-8
245
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-734-8
83763-48-8
245
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
212-782-2
868-77-9
313
Nail products
For professional use only
Details
283-144-9
84540-50-1
283
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
283-144-9
84540-50-1
283
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
-
80419-48-3
283
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
-
80419-48-3
283
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
201-891-0
89-25-8
228
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 %
Details
201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Fine fragrance
1.4 %
Details
201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Eau de toilette
0.56 %
Details
201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Cosmetic products other than fine fragrance, eau de toilette, and oral products
0.042 %
Details
279-845-4
81892-72-0
226
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
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
279-845-4
81892-72-0
226
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
Details
279-845-4
81892-72-0
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
279-845-4
81892-72-0
226
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.2 %
Details
201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Fine fragrance
1 %
Details
201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Eau de toilette
0.4 %
Details
201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Cosmetic products other than fine fragrance, eau de toilette, and oral products
0.03 %
Details
283-141-2
84540-47-6
218
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
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Abies balsamea, Pinaceae.
285-364-0
85085-34-3
107
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 Myroxylon balsamum pereirae, Leguminosae.
232-352-8
8007-00-9
154
All cosmetic products
0.4 %
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Myroxylon Pereirae 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 Aloysia triphylla, Verbenaceae.
285-515-0
85116-63-8
196
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
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 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
212-690-2
846-70-8
214
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
Details

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