cosmetics-preservatives

EU. Cosmetics Regulation Annex V, Allowed Preservatives

This list contains substances designated as preservatives which cosmetic products marketed in the EU may contain. The list contains maximum concentration limits and other restrictions. It also contains special labeling requirements, which outline conditions of use and warnings.

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Last updated 13 July 2020. Database contains 176 unique substances/entries.
Substance Name EC No. CAS No. Ref No. Conditions Warning Label  
Product type, body parts Function(s) Restriction(s) Maximum Threshold
259-627-5
55406-53-6
56
Leave-on products except oral and lip products, body lotion and body cream, products for children under 3 years of age
Preservative
Not to be used in oral and lip products
Not to be used in body lotion and body cream
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age
0.01 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
259-627-5
55406-53-6
56
Deodorants/anti-perspirants
Preservative
Not to be used in oral and lip products
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age
0.0075 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details
259-627-5
55406-53-6
56
Rinse-off products other than oral and lip products, products for children under 3 years of age except in bath products/shower gels and shampoo
Preservative
Not to be used in oral and lip products
Not to be used in products for children under 3 years of age, except in bath products/shower gels and shampoo
0.02 %
Not to be used for children under 3 years of age.
Details

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