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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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218-508-8
2167-85-3
118
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635-361-9
243973-20-8
1617
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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 Pilocarpus jaborandi, Rutaceae.
283-649-4
84696-42-4
311
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202-128-4
92-13-7
283
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204-716-6
124-87-8
282
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201-865-9
88-89-1
268
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201-564-2
84-80-0
1371
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279-833-9
81818-54-4
1371
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60820-94-2
374
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374
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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 Physostigma venenosum, Leguminosae.
289-638-0
89958-15-6
281
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238-887-3
14816-18-3
1410
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231-768-7
7723-14-0
279
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17169-61-8
1438
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236-116-5
13171-21-6
1013
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211-987-4
732-11-6
1612
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200-029-0
50-33-9
67
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241-698-9
17696-62-7
1376
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207-108-9
435-97-2
273
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211-606-1
673-31-4
71
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320
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202-196-5
92-84-2
320
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293-435-2
91079-47-9
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 combination of phenols extracted, using isobutyl acetate, from the ammonia liquor condensed from the gas evolved in low-temperature (less than 700°C (1292°F)) destructive distillation of coal. It consists predominantly of a mixture of monohydric and dihydric phenols.
284-881-9
84988-93-2
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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201-004-7
77-09-8
417
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310-154-3
121158-58-5
1626
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640-104-9
210555-94-5
1626
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1801269-77-1
1626
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1801269-80-6
1626
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616-100-8
74499-35-7
1626
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203-632-7
108-95-2
1175
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205-143-4
134-49-6
232
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201-454-4
83-12-5
271
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201-998-2
90-49-3
272
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201-235-3
79-93-6
95
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200-570-2
63-98-9
269
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A complex combination which consists primarily of hydrogen with various small amounts of methane, ethane, and propane.
271-750-6
68607-11-4
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A complex combination which consists primarily of hydrogen with various small amounts of methane, ethane, and propane.
271-750-6
68607-11-4
565
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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The complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained in a hydrofiner-powerformer process and boiling in a range of approximately 27°C to 210°C (80°F to 410°F).
271-058-4
68514-79-4
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 subjecting a liquified petroleum gas mix to a sweetening process to oxidize mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists predominantly of C4 saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons.
295-463-0
92045-80-2
609
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting liquefied petroleum gas mix to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately -40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F).
270-705-8
68476-86-8
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting liquefied petroleum gas mix to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately -40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F).
270-705-8
68476-86-8
492
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately -40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F).
270-704-2
68476-85-7
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately -40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F).
270-704-2
68476-85-7
491
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons. It consists predominantly of aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic hydrocarbons. It may also contain small amounts of nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur compounds. This category encompasses light, medium, and heavy petroleums, as well as the oils extracted from tar sands. Hydrocarbonaceous materials requiring major chemical changes for their recovery or conversion to petroleum refinery feedstocks such as crude shale oils, upgraded shale oils and liquid coal fuels are not included in this definition.
232-298-5
8002-05-9
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of petroleum petrolatum with silicic acid for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
308-150-1
97862-98-1
909
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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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A complex combination of organic compounds, predominantly high molecular weight carboxylic acids, obtained by the air oxidation of petrolatum.
265-206-7
64743-01-7
905
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a semi-solid from dewaxed paraffinic residual oil treated with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of saturated microcrystalline and liquid hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
295-459-9
92045-77-7
907
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treatment of petrolatum with bleaching earth for the removal of traces of polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of greater than C25.
309-706-6
100684-33-1
910
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of petroleum petrolatum with activated carbon for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
308-149-6
97862-97-0
908
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