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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 06 July 2022. Database contains 2482 unique substances/entries.
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A complex residuum from the vacuum distillation of the residuum from atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C24 and boiling above approximately 390°C (734°F).
292-658-2
90669-76-4
961
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained during the production of refined petroleum tar by the distillation of steam cracked tar. It consists predominantly of aromatic and other hydrocarbons and organic sulfur compounds.
292-657-7
90669-75-3
960
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292-656-1
90669-74-2
809
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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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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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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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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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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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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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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419-160-1
90657-55-9
1117
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The residue remaining from the distillation of recovered naphtha. Composed primarily of naphthalene and condensation products of indene and styrene.
292-636-2
90641-12-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The volatile organic liquid condensed from the gas evolved in the low-temperature (less than 700°C (1292°F)) destructive distillation of coal. Composed primarily of C6-10 hydrocarbons.
292-635-7
90641-11-5
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by treating a light paraffinic distillate solvent extract with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C17 through C26 and boiling in the range of approximately 280° to 400°C (536°F to 752°F).
292-633-6
90641-09-1
808
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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