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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 24 June 2022. Database contains 2482 unique substances/entries.
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The distillate from the acidification of alkaline washed lignite tar distillate boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 230°C (392°F to 446°F). Composed primarily of m- and p-ethylphenol as well as cresols and xylenols.
302-662-9
94114-29-1
1541
All cosmetic products
0 %
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 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
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A distillation fraction from the hydrogenation of pyrolysis gasoline boiling in the range of approximately 20°C to 200°C (68°F to 392°F).
302-639-3
94114-03-1
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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94082-85-6
1307
Hair dye products
0 %
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202-345-4
94-59-7
360
Products for dental and oral hygiene
50 ppm
Not permitted except for normal content in the natural essences used and provided the concentration does not exceed 50 ppm in the finished product and provided that is not present in toothpastes intended for children
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202-345-4
94-59-7
360
All cosmetic products except products for dental and oral hygiene
100 ppm
Not permitted except for normal content in the natural essences used and provided the concentration does not exceed 100 ppm in the finished product
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202-316-6
94-24-6
63
All cosmetic products
0 %
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205-246-4
94-23-5
179
All cosmetic products
0 %
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202-314-5
94-20-2
79
All cosmetic products
0 %
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202-311-9
94-18-8
1377
All cosmetic products
0 %
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