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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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226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
3.4 %
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226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.4 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.4 % (calculated as sulfate)
For professional use only
Details
226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.4 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.4 % (calculated as sulfate)
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225-555-8
4926-55-0
255
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 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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225-555-8
4926-55-0
255
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
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225-230-0
4728-82-9
137
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
225-004-1
4602-84-0
82
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
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224-736-9
4468-02-4
24
All cosmetic products
1 %
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224-622-9
4430-25-5
319
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
As from 3 June 2021, after mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.2% (calculated as free base)
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224-622-9
4430-25-5
319
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
As from 3 June 2021: 0.2 % (maximum concentration in ready use preparation)
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224-618-7
4430-18-6
291
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
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224-546-6
4403-90-1
290
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
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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
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224-184-9
4230-97-1
142
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
224-052-0
4180-23-8
329
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
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223-339-8
3844-45-9
190
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
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223-289-7
3811-04-9
6
Toothpaste
5 %
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223-289-7
3811-04-9
6
Cosmetic products other than toothpaste
3 %
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222-656-9
3567-66-6
254
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
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222-529-8
3520-42-1
193
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.5 %
Details
222-529-8
3520-42-1
193
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
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221-831-7
3248-91-7
278
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 %
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221-831-7
3248-91-7
278
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
221-665-5
3179-89-3
294
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 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
221-665-5
3179-89-3
294
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
221-588-7
3151-59-5
36
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
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221-284-4
3055-99-0
257
Rinse-off products
4 %
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221-284-4
3055-99-0
257
Leave-on products
3 %
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220-701-7
2871-01-4
266
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.45 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.45 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
220-701-7
2871-01-4
266
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
3 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
220-621-2
2835-99-6
244
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 %
Details
220-621-2
2835-99-6
244
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 %
For professional use only
Details
220-618-6
2835-95-2
241
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.5 %
For professional use only
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220-618-6
2835-95-2
241
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.5 %
Details
220-609-7
2835-39-4
141
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
220-552-8
2809-21-4
53
Hair products
1.5 %
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220-552-8
2809-21-4
53
Soap
0.2 %
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220-494-3
2784-89-6
258
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
220-292-5
2705-87-5
138
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
220-168-0
2650-18-2
190
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
220-036-2
2611-82-7
192
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
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219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Oral products
Details
219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.3 %
Details
219-307-8
2408-20-0
150
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
218-827-2
2244-16-8
333
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
218-690-9
2216-51-5
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
218-302-8
2111-75-3
169
Oral products
Details
218-302-8
2111-75-3
169
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.1 %
Details
218-129-8
2051-78-7
135
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
218-080-2
2050-08-0
328
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

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