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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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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Evernia prunastri, Usneaceae.
289-861-3
90028-68-5
91
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Evernia furfuracea, Usneaceae.
289-860-8
90028-67-4
92
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
201-969-4
90-15-3
16
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
201-961-0
90-02-8
340
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cymbopogon schoenanthus, Gramineae.
289-754-1
89998-16-3
354
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Lemongrass Oil' 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
201-939-0
89-78-1
338
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
201-891-0
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
201-746-1
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
617-923-5
86803-90-9
171
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Details
212-782-2
868-77-9
313
Nail products
For professional use only
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
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
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
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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
287-089-1
85409-22-9
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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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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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Juniperus virginiana, Cupressaceae.
285-370-3
85085-41-2
358
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Juniperus Virginiana Oil' 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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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
201-642-6
85-91-6
323
Leave-on products
0.1 %
Not to be used in sunscreen products and products marketed for exposure to natural or artificial UV light
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
201-642-6
85-91-6
323
Rinse-off products
0.2 %
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 Eugenia caryophyllata, Myrtaceae.
284-638-7
84961-50-2
356
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Eucalyptus Caryophyllus Oil' 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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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cinnamomum cassia, Lauraceae.
284-635-0
84961-46-6
348
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Santalum album, Santalaceae.
284-111-1
84787-70-2
367
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Jasminum grandiflorum, Oleaceae.
283-993-5
84776-64-7
357
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Jasmine 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 Indigofera tinctoria, Leguminosae.
283-892-6
84775-63-3
320
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
25 %
As from 3 June 2021: 25 % (maximum concentration in ready use preparation)
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cuminum cyminum, Umbelliferae.
283-881-6
84775-51-9
156
Leave-on products
0.4 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cuminum cyminum, Umbelliferae.
283-881-6
84775-51-9
156
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 Mentha spicata, Labiatae.
283-656-2
84696-51-5
362
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Rosa canina, Rosaceae.
283-652-0
84696-47-9
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower 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 Cupressus sempervirens, Pinaceae.
283-626-9
84696-07-1
123
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 Rosa gallica, Rosaceae.
283-290-3
84604-13-7
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower 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 Rosa centifolia, Rosaceae.
283-289-8
84604-12-6
366
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance or substances shall be indicated as 'Rose Flower 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
212-690-2
846-70-8
214
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
212-690-2
846-70-8
214
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
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
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Ericaceae.
617-561-8
84380-01-8
377
Body lotion
0.5 %
Hydroquinone levels shall remain as low as possible in formulations containing the substance and shall not be higher than the unavoidable trace level
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Ericaceae.
617-561-8
84380-01-8
377
Face cream
2 %
Hydroquinone levels shall remain as low as possible in formulations containing the substance and shall not be higher than the unavoidable trace level
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Pogostemon cablin (Pogostemon patchouli), Labiatae.
282-493-4
84238-39-1
365
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Mentha piperita, Labiatae.
282-015-4
84082-70-2
361
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
281-856-4
84041-77-0
8c
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
281-856-4
84041-77-0
8c
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
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Pinus sylvestris, Pinaceae.
281-679-2
84012-35-1
110
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 Cananga odorata, Annonaceae.
281-092-1
83863-30-3
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
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
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
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
280-622-9
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

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