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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 12 srpnja 2024. Database contains 786 unique substances/entries.
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203-375-0
106-22-9
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
239-360-0
15323-35-0
134
Leave-on products
2 %
Details
239-360-0
15323-35-0
134
Rinse-off products
Details
214-946-9
1222-05-5
336
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
203-585-2
108-46-3
22
Cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
For professional use only
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203-585-2
108-46-3
22
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
Details
203-585-2
108-46-3
22
Hair lotions and shampoos
0.5 %
Details
239-579-1
15534-95-9
44
Hair products
2 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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239-579-1
15534-95-9
44
Nail products
2 %
Details
204-922-6
128-95-0
265
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Impurity of Disperse Red 15 in Disperse Violet 1 for hair dye formulations should be < 1% (w/w)
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416-940-3
109023-83-8
231
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.1 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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600-539-7
104226-21-3
260
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
Details
202-924-1
101-20-2
100
Rinse-off products
1.5 %
Purity criteria: 3,3'',4,4''-Tetrachloroazobenzene ≤ 1 ppm
Purity criteria: 3,3'',4,4''-Tetrachloroazoxybenzene ≤ 1 ppm
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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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fine fragrance
2.5 %
Details
216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Hydroalcoholic products excluding oral products
1 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Rinse-off products excluding oral products
0.2 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fragrance cream
0.5 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Leave-on products excluding oral products, hydroalcoholic products, fine fragrances, and fragrance creams
0.1 %
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600-575-3
104516-93-0
225
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.75 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.75 % (as hydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
600-575-3
104516-93-0
225
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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NITROBLAU; NITROBLUE
407-020-2
132885-85-9
225
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
NITROBLAU; NITROBLUE
407-020-2
132885-85-9
225
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.75 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.75 % (as hydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
443-210-1
149330-25-6
9b
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 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
205-342-6
138-87-4
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
205-341-0
138-86-3
88
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 20 mmoles/L
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