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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 24 svibnja 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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217-477-8
1866-31-5
136
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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
220-292-5
2705-87-5
138
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
203-109-3
103-41-3
81
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
203-213-9
104-55-2
76
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
247-104-4
25564-22-1
153
All cosmetic products
0.1 %
Details
202-982-8
101-85-9
74
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
220-494-3
2784-89-6
258
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
269-944-0
68391-32-2
304
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
202-759-5
99-49-0
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
205-781-3
151-05-3
334
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
454-690-7
5697-02-9
212
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 %
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202-236-1
93-29-8
370
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
212-782-2
868-77-9
313
Nail products
For professional use only
Details
241-411-7
17373-89-6
177
Oral products
Details
241-411-7
17373-89-6
177
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.06 %
Details
202-627-7
98-01-1
312
All cosmetic products
0.001 %
Details
202-983-3
101-86-0
87
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
204-541-5
122-40-7
67
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
240-886-8
16867-03-1
211
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 0.5 %
For professional use only
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
228-762-1
6358-09-4
252
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
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
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
212-603-8
831-52-7
280
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
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
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
202-544-6
96-91-3
280
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
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
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
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
278-601-4
77061-58-6
268
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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