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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 03 December 2021. Database contains 2455 unique substances/entries.
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415-930-6
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1484
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1414
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434-330-5
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1538
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447-920-2
897393-42-9
1621
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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 Rauwolfia serpentina, Apocynaceae.
290-234-1
90106-13-1
15
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307-769-4
97722-19-5
611
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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The complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a raffinate from a Lurgi separation unit. It consists predominantly of non-aromatic hydrocarbons with various small amounts of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C8.
270-349-3
68425-35-4
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 as the raffinate from the UDEX extraction process on the catalytic reformer stream. It consists of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C9.
270-088-5
68410-71-9
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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293
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As defined by Directive 96/29/Euratom (OJ L 159, 29.6.1996, p. 1) laying down basic safety standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionising radiation.
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404-660-4
57044-25-4
661
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(R)-EPICHLOROHYDRIN
424-280-2
51594-55-9
658
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73855-45-5
1240
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202-051-6
91-22-5
1527
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201-762-9
87-66-1
409
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204-427-5
120-80-9
408
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223-296-5
3811-73-2
369
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The complex combination of polyalkylated pyridines derived from coal tar distillation or as high-boiling distillates approximately above 150°C (302°F) from the reaction of ammonia with acetaldehyde, formaldehyde or paraformaldehyde.
269-929-9
68391-11-7
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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345
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602-927-1
123312-89-0
1198
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208-294-4
520-52-5
278
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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 Prunus laurocerasus L., Rosaceae.
289-689-9
89997-54-6
291
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606-168-7
189278-12-4
1563
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245-951-4
23950-58-5
1049
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207-539-2
479-92-5
138
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200-340-1
57-57-8
669
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262-104-4
60207-90-1
1616
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205-359-9
139-40-2
1018
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220-866-5
2921-92-8
206
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219-006-1
2312-35-8
1178
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200-240-8
55-63-0
253
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194
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604-105-8
139001-49-3
1480
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200-078-8
51-06-9
25
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200-344-3
57-66-9
161
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205-425-7
140-65-8
405
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432-240-0
12056-51-8
1415
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231-760-3
7722-64-7
1613
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220-527-1
2795-39-3
1493
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231-911-3
7778-73-6
1012
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231-829-8
7758-01-2
461
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603-184-6
12712-38-8
1396
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418-260-2
183196-57-8
1530
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This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 74260.
215-524-7
1328-53-6
1369
Hair dye products
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608-723-9
70170-61-5
1281
Hair dye products
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208-894-6
545-80-2
239
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The residue from the distillation of a mixture of coal tar and aromatic petroleum streams. A solid with a softening point from 40°C to 180°C (104°F to 356°F). Composed primarily of a complex combination of three or more membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
269-109-0
68187-57-5
613
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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The product obtained by air-blowing, at elevated temperature, low-temperature coal tar pitch. It has a softening-point within the approximate range of 70°C to 180°C (158°F to 356°F). Composed primarily of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons.
292-654-0
90669-59-3
620
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A complex black solid obtained by the heat treatment of low temperature coal tar pitch. It has a softening point within the approximate range of 50°C to 140°C (122°F to 284°F). Composed primarily of a complex mixture of aromatic compounds.
292-653-5
90669-58-2
619
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A complex black solid or semi-solid obtained from the distillation of a low temperature coal tar. It has a softening point within the approximate range of 40°C to 180°C (104°F to 356°F). Composed primarily of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons.
292-651-4
90669-57-1
618
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The residue obtained during the distillation of high boiling fractions from bituminous coal high temperature tar and/or pitch coke oil, with a softening point of 140° to 170°C (284°F to 392°F) according to DIN 52025. Composed primarily of tri- and polynuclear aromatic compounds which also contain heteroatoms.
302-650-3
94114-13-3
625
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