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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 22 travnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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PIKRAMINROT
412-520-9
99610-72-7
222
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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
PLAKATROT Z; ROT BN
406-305-9
92952-81-3
219
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.6 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
PLAKATROT Z; ROT BN
406-305-9
92952-81-3
219
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2.6 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.6 % calculated as free base
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
220-552-8
2809-21-4
53
Hair products
1.5 %
Details
220-552-8
2809-21-4
53
Soap
0.2 %
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
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
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
209-584-3
586-81-2
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
205-342-6
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
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
254-161-9
38866-20-5
293
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
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
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
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
481-170-7
502453-61-4
282
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
IMEXINE FAG
410-910-3
104226-19-9
224
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
255-239-5
41137-60-4
314
Nail products
For professional use only
Details
276-957-5
72869-86-4
314
Nail products
For professional use only
Details
305-897-5
95193-83-2
326
Non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
IMEXINE OBA
417-020-4
2380-86-1
209
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
202-077-8
91-56-5
210
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.6 %
Details
IMEXINE OAY
412-130-9
3131-52-0
207
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
IMEXINE OAY
412-130-9
3131-52-0
207
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
696-231-5
1361000-03-4
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
-
29705-39-3
237
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.25 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
-
29705-39-3
237
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
Details
303-083-4
94158-13-1
237
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.25 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
303-083-4
94158-13-1
237
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
Details
259-134-5
54381-16-7
198
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.5 % (calculated as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
251-410-3
33229-34-4
247
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.8 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
-
63969-46-0
284
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
-
63969-46-0
284
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
203-872-2
111-46-6
186
All cosmetic products
0.1 %
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
-
29539-03-5
204
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
421-170-6
138937-28-7
204
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
3.4 %
Details
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)
Details
271-282-2
68527-77-5
176
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
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
266-357-1
66422-95-5
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
266-357-1
66422-95-5
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
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
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
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
204-881-4
128-37-0
325
Mouthwash
0.001 %
Details
204-881-4
128-37-0
325
Leave-on and rinse-off products other than Mouthwash and Toothpaste
0.8 %
Details
204-881-4
128-37-0
325
Toothpaste
0.1 %
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
260-062-1
56216-28-5
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
203-377-1
106-24-1
78
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
203-341-5
105-87-3
369
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
AZOGELB
421-430-9
28365-08-4
277
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
Details
AZOGELB
421-430-9
28365-08-4
277
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
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Non-oxidative hair dye products
5 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Other non-spray cosmetic products
2.6 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Oxidative hair dye products
7 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Rinse-off products other than hair dye products
10 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
The following spray products: fine fragrances, hair sprays, anti-perspirants and deodorants
2.6 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
246-521-9
24905-87-1
251
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
METHYLGELB
408-090-7
100418-33-5
221
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
METHYLGELB
408-090-7
100418-33-5
221
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
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
266-138-0
66095-81-6
236
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
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
Details
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
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
695-745-7
1079221-49-0
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
306-764-4
97404-02-9
276
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
306-764-4
97404-02-9
276
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
261-940-7
59820-63-2
235
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.15 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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
HC YELLOW NO. 4
428-840-7
59820-43-8
253
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
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
202-544-6
96-91-3
280
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
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
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
228-762-1
6358-09-4
252
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
228-762-1
6358-09-4
252
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
240-886-8
16867-03-1
211
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

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