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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) 2021/1099, 6 July 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 22 September 2021. Database contains 2455 unique substances/entries.
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270-651-5
68475-57-0
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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270-651-5
68475-57-0
482
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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292-456-4
90622-55-2
600
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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287-476-5
85535-84-8
1109
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292-454-3
90622-53-0
881
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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270-652-0
68475-58-1
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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270-652-0
68475-58-1
483
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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270-653-6
68475-59-2
1542
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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270-653-6
68475-59-2
484
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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270-654-1
68475-60-5
1542
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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270-654-1
68475-60-5
485
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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16
All cosmetic products
All cosmetic products
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134
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5486-77-1
19
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203-457-6
107-05-1
1172
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203-442-4
106-92-3
997
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200-309-2
57-06-7
18
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204-107-5
115-79-7
132
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200-469-3
60-32-2
7
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672-776-4
348635-87-0
1623
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200-041-6
50-48-6
146
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200-521-5
61-82-5
1081
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Ammi majus, Umbelliferae.
291-072-4
90320-46-0
35
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221-470-5
3108-42-7
1604
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223-320-4
3825-26-1
1560
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249-415-0
29081-56-9
1493
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156
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381
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203-770-8
110-46-3
247
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106
All cosmetic products
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433-560-3
15375-21-0
1483
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200-539-3
62-53-3
22
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204-371-1
120-12-7
38
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The anthracene-rich solid obtained by the crystallization and centrifuging of anthracene oil. It is composed primarily of anthracene, carbazole and phenanthrene.
292-603-2
90640-81-6
1541
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from the distillation of anthracene obtained by the crystallization of anthracene oil from bituminous high temperature tar and boiling in the range of 330°C to 350°C (626°F to 662°F). It contains chiefly anthracene, carbazole and phenanthrene.
295-275-9
91995-15-2
1541
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from the distillation of anthracene obtained by crystallization of anthracene oil from bituminous coal high temperature tar and boiling in the approximate range of 350°C to 360°C (662°F to 680°F). It contains chiefly anthracene, carbazole and phenanthrene.
295-276-4
91995-16-3
1541
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from the distillation of anthracene obtained by crystallization of anthracene oil from bituminous high temperature tar and boiling in the range of approximately 290°C to 340°C (554°F to 644°F). It contains chiefly trinuclear aromatics and their dihydro derivatives.
295-278-5
91995-17-4
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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The oil remaining after the removal, by a crystallization process, of an anthracene-rich solid (anthracene paste) from anthracene oil. It is composed primarily of two, three and four membered aromatic compounds.
292-604-8
90640-82-7
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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201-549-0
84-65-1
1603
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390
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39
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40
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Apocynum cannabinum, Apocynaceae.
283-253-1
84603-51-0
41
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200-565-5
63-75-2
238
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365
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67123-64-2
365
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206-238-3
313-67-7
365
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207-499-6
475-80-9
365
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15918-62-4
365
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A complex combination hydrocarbons obtained from mixed coal tar pitch-polyethylene-polypropylene pyrolysis. Composed primarily of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C28 and having a softening point of 100°C to 220°C (212°F to 428°F) according to DIN 52025.
309-956-6
101794-74-5
633
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from mixed coal tar pitch-polyethylene pyrolysis. Composed primarily of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C28 and having a softening point of 100°C to 220°C (212°F to 428°F) according to DIN 52025.
309-957-1
101794-75-6
634
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from mixed coal tar pitch-polystyrene pyrolysis. Composed primarily of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C28 and having a softening point of 100°C to 220°C (212°F to 428°F) according to DIN 52025.
309-958-7
101794-76-7
635
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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268-618-5
68131-49-7
1539
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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 fractionation pyrolysis at 816°C (1500°F) of naphtha and raffinate. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C8, including benzene.
270-658-3
68475-70-7
1539
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by separation from the platformate-containing fraction. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 (primarily C8) and can contain nonaromatic hydrocarbons, both boiling in the range of approximately 130°C to 200°C (266°F to 392°F).
297-401-8
93571-75-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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292-698-0
90989-42-7
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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292-694-9
90989-38-1
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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295-279-0
91995-18-5
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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292-695-4
90989-39-2
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the evaporation of solvent under vacuum from polymerized hydrocarbon resin. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C8 through C9 and boiling in the range of approximately 120°C to 215°C (248°F to 419°F).
295-281-1
91995-20-9
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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295-551-9
92062-36-7
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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43
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601-649-8
12001-28-4
762
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Atropa belladonna, Solanaceae.
232-365-9
8007-93-0
44
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200-104-8
51-55-8
45
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265-610-3
65195-55-3
1548
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204-092-5
115-46-8
286
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620-425-0
68049-83-2
1157
All cosmetic products
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206-186-1
306-53-6
121
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205-793-9
151-56-4
733
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203-102-5
103-33-3
727
All cosmetic products
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220
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46
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Not permitted except for barium sulphide under the conditions laid down in Annex III, and barium sulphate, lakes, salts, and pigments prepared from colouring agents when listed in Annex IV
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200-588-0
64-65-3
183
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206-123-8
302-40-9
157
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200-800-1
73-48-3
53
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617-356-3
82560-54-1
1404
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241-775-7
17804-35-2
1035
All cosmetic products
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205-911-9
205-99-2
641
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200-280-6
56-55-3
638
All cosmetic products
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86-13-5
158
All cosmetic products
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49
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200-753-7
71-43-2
47
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202-199-1
92-87-5
26
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252-984-8
36341-27-2
717
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720
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208-519-6
531-85-1
713
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244-236-4
21136-70-9
716
All cosmetic products
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213-885-5
1050-48-2
60
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210-412-4
615-16-7
48
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205-916-6
207-08-9
642
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200-028-5
50-32-8
612
All cosmetic products
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205-892-7
192-97-2
639
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205-910-3
205-82-3
640
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205-877-5
189-55-9
1648
All cosmetic products
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357
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Not permitted for all products except for normal content in natural essences used
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49
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420-710-8
23085-60-1
1045
All cosmetic products
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202-311-9
94-18-8
1377
All cosmetic products
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201-622-7
85-68-7
1152
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