cosmetics-prohibited-subs

EU. Cosmetics Regulation, Annex II, Prohibited Substances

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

View all substances
Last updated 11 March 2020. Database contains 2448 unique substances/entries.
Substance Name EC No. CAS No. Ref No. Product type, body parts Maximum Threshold Restriction(s)  
A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of coal tar and boiling in the range of approximately 240°C to 280°C (464°F to 536°F). Composed primarily of acenaphthene, naphthalene and alkyl naphthalene.
292-605-3
90640-84-9
1540
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
Details
A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of coal tar and boiling in the range of approximately 240°C to 280°C (464°F to 536°F). Composed primarily of acenaphthene, naphthalene and alkyl naphthalene.
292-605-3
90640-84-9
1206
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
Details

Export search results to:

Categories Display