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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 27 October 2021. Database contains 2455 unique substances/entries.
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the fractionation of catalytic cracked naphtha and distillate. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C4.
273-170-9
68952-77-2
590
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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The complex combination of hydrocarbons from the distillation of the products from catalytic cracked distillates and catalytic cracked naphtha. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C1 through C4.
269-617-2
68307-98-2
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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The complex combination of hydrocarbons from the distillation of the products from catalytic cracked distillates and catalytic cracked naphtha. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C1 through C4.
269-617-2
68307-98-2
467
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from fractionation of catalytic cracked clarified oil and thermal cracked vacuum residue. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C6.
270-802-5
68478-21-7
533
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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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 Tagetes erecta, Compositae.
290-353-9
90131-43-4
1383
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From 1 May 2019 cosmetic products containing that substance shall not be placed on the Union market
From 1 August 2019 cosmetic products containing that substance shall not be made available on the Union market
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110
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206-096-2
300-62-9
21
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Any substance contained in the first list of medicaments which are subject to medical prescription and referred to in Resolution AP(69) 2 of the Council of Europe
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200-511-0
61-56-3
308
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307
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200-357-4
57-96-5
155
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202-388-9
95-06-7
753
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619-394-6
99105-77-8
1557
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203-783-9
110-61-2
150
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37
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202-851-5
100-42-5
1575
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305
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200-319-7
57-24-9
304
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303
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302
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234-239-9
11005-63-3
302
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404
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233-131-9
10042-76-9
403
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249-915-9
29870-99-3
402
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601-505-4
118134-30-8
1594
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606-523-6
203313-25-1
1584
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200-133-6
52-01-7
4
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604-636-5
148477-71-8
1620
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201-988-8
90-39-1
299
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208-096-8
509-34-2
398
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214-968-9
1229-55-6
1231
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating a petroleum fraction with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C8 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 135°C to 210°C(275°F to 410°F).
270-988-8
68512-78-7
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 distillation of aromatic streams. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C8 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 135°C to 210°C (275°F to 410°F).
265-199-0
64742-95-6
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 from the distillation of crude oil or natural gasoline. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 160°C (95°F to 320°F).
265-192-2
64742-89-8
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 treating a petroleum fraction with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of cycloparaffinic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately 73°C to 85°C (163°F to 185°F).
295-529-9
92062-15-2
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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287-502-5
85536-20-5
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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287-500-4
85536-19-2
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The distillate from either high temperature coal tar, coke oven light oil, or coal tar oil alkaline extract residue having an approximate distillation range of 130°C to 210°C (266°F to 410°F) Composed primarily of indene and other polycyclic ring systems containing a single aromatic ring. May contain phenolic compounds and aromatic nitrogen bases.
266-013-0
65996-79-4
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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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 Solanum nigrum, Solanaceae.
284-555-6
84929-77-1
298
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1374
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231-556-4
7632-04-4
1397
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1398
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239-172-9
15120-21-5
1397
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205-025-2
131-52-2
1012
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3830-45-3
1604
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7009-49-6
114
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215-540-4
1330-43-4
1396
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Product obtained from recycling of the end electrolyte of copper refining electrolysis followed by evaporation to separate the residual sulfuric acid. Consists primarily of nickel and iron sulfates with small amounts of the sulfates of zinc, alkali earths and alkali metals.
295-859-3
92129-57-2
1422
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Substance obtained as a powdery cathodic precipitate during the electrolytic decoppering stage of copper refining electrolysis. Consists primarily of copper with antimony, arsenic, lead and nickel in metallic form as well as oxides and sulfates.
305-433-1
94551-87-8
1423
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of low-melting petroleum slack wax with silicic acid for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-158-5
97863-06-4
902
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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 low-melting petroleum slack wax with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
295-525-7
92062-11-8
899
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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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