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Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2021/1902, OJ L 387 of 3 November 2021

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

Last updated 14 January 2022. Database contains 2482 unique substances/entries.
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent extraction and hydrogenation of vacuum distillation residues. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity in the order of 32cSt to 37cSt at 100°C (212°F).
309-874-0
101316-69-2
862
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by distillation of hydrotreated naphtha followed by solvent extraction. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons and boiling in the range of approximately 65°C to 70°C (149°F to 158°F).
309-871-4
101316-67-0
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained during the sorptions of toluene from a hydrocarbon fraction from cracked gasoline treated with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C8 and boiling in the range of approximately 80°C to 135°C (176°F to 275°F).
309-870-9
101316-66-9
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the redistillation of the distillate of high temperature coal tar (tar acid and tar base free). It consists predominantly of unsubstituted and substituted mononuclear aromatic hydrocarbons boiling in the range of 85°C-195°C (185°F-383°F).
309-868-8
101316-63-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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309-867-2
101316-62-5
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by fractionation from hydrodesulphurised coker distillate stocks. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C12 through C21 and boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 360°C (392°F to 680°F).
309-865-1
101316-59-0
925
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating a petroleum stock with hydrogen. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 150°C to 400°C (302°F to 752°F).
309-863-0
101316-57-8
967
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of petroleum light fraction, hydrodesulfurized and dearomatized. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C7 through C9, predominantly C8 paraffins and cycloparaffins, boiling in the range of approximately 120°C to 130°C (248°F to 266°F).
309-862-5
101316-56-7
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a redistillate from the distillation of wash oil. It consists predominantly of 2-ringed aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 260°C to 290°C (500°F to 554°F).
309-851-5
101316-45-4
632
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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The oil obtained from the heat treatment of polystyrene with coal tar pitch or aromatic oils. It consists predominantly of benzene and its homologs boiling in a range of approximately 70°C to 210°C (158°F to 410°F).
309-749-0
100801-66-9
1541
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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