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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 05 August 2022. Database contains 2482 unique substances/entries.
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617-356-3
82560-54-1
1404
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200-800-1
73-48-3
53
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206-123-8
302-40-9
157
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200-588-0
64-65-3
183
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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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220
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203-102-5
103-33-3
727
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205-793-9
151-56-4
733
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206-186-1
306-53-6
121
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620-425-0
68049-83-2
1157
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204-092-5
115-46-8
286
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265-610-3
65195-55-3
1548
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200-104-8
51-55-8
45
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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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601-649-8
12001-28-4
762
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43
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295-551-9
92062-36-7
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 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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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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295-279-0
91995-18-5
1539
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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
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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
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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 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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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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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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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 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
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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
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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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
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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15918-62-4
365
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207-499-6
475-80-9
365
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206-238-3
313-67-7
365
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67123-64-2
365
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365
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200-565-5
63-75-2
238
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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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40
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39
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390
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201-549-0
84-65-1
1603
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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
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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
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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 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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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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204-371-1
120-12-7
38
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200-539-3
62-53-3
22
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433-560-3
15375-21-0
1483
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106
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203-770-8
110-46-3
247
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381
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156
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249-415-0
29081-56-9
1493
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223-320-4
3825-26-1
1560
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221-470-5
3108-42-7
1604
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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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200-521-5
61-82-5
1081
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200-041-6
50-48-6
146
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672-776-4
348635-87-0
1623
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200-469-3
60-32-2
7
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204-107-5
115-79-7
132
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200-309-2
57-06-7
18
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203-442-4
106-92-3
997
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203-457-6
107-05-1
1172
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5486-77-1
19
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134
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16
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270-654-1
68475-60-5
1542
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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
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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
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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
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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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
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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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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287-476-5
85535-84-8
1109
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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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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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1012
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255
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250
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206-215-8
309-00-2
1057
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240-110-8
15972-60-8
1028
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302
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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 Adonis vernalis, Ranunculaceae.
283-458-6
84649-73-0
13
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203-466-5
107-13-1
682
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201-173-7
79-06-1
681
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Unless regulated elsewhere in this Regulation
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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 Aconitum napellus, Ranunculaceae.
283-252-6
84603-50-9
11
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206-121-7
302-27-2
12
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277-704-1
74070-46-5
1566
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200-835-2
75-05-8
393
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251-899-3
34256-82-1
1631
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200-473-5
60-35-5
1076
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200-836-8
75-07-0
1391
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205-807-3
152-72-7
254
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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
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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615-339-5
71751-41-2
1548
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T-271
417-980-4
157321-59-0
1187
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412-790-8
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759
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402-660-9
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1154
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BONJET BLACK 817
418-230-9;438-310-7
163879-69-4
1501
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