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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 25 October 2021. Database contains 2455 unique substances/entries.
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212-121-8
764-41-0
654
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231-556-4
7632-04-4
1397
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200-990-6
76-87-9
1099
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200-962-3
76-44-8
1098
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200-930-9
76-06-2
325
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200-927-2
76-03-9
10
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200-925-1
76-01-7
264
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231-480-1
7580-31-6
1460
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212-057-0
757-58-4
316
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231-442-4
7553-56-2
213
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212-039-2
753-73-1
1568
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212-036-6
752-61-4
134
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401-040-5
75113-37-0
1400
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200-915-7
75-91-2
1641
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200-903-1
75-80-9
326
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200-879-2
75-56-9
655
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200-878-7
75-55-8
730
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200-864-0
75-35-4
126
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200-857-2
75-28-5
464
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Not permitted if substance contains ≥ 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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200-855-1
75-26-3
644
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200-849-9
75-21-8
182
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200-843-6
75-15-0
73
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200-842-0
75-12-7
744
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200-838-9
75-09-2
1389
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200-836-8
75-07-0
1391
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200-835-2
75-05-8
393
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200-831-0
75-01-4
334
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200-830-5
75-00-3
96
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749-13-3
188
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from solvent extraction and dewaxing processes. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range C15 through C50.
278-012-2
74869-22-0
799
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C12 through C50. May contain organic salts of alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, and/or aluminium compounds.
278-011-7
74869-21-9
893
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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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277-985-0
74753-18-7
724
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74646-29-0
1448
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616-100-8
74499-35-7
1626
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231-158-0
7440-48-4
1645
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231-157-5
7440-47-3
97
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231-111-4
7440-02-0
1093
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231-109-3
7440-00-8
309
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277-822-3
74332-73-3
719
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7426-07-5
348
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231-057-1
7425-14-1
1491
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74195-78-1
1439
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277-704-1
74070-46-5
1566
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200-825-8
74-96-4
1097
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200-821-6
74-90-8
111
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200-819-5
74-88-4
1096
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200-817-4
74-87-3
1095
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200-813-2
74-83-9
1094
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73855-45-5
1240
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The residue obtained from chemical oil extracted after the removal of naphthalene by distillation composed primarily of two to four membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons and aromatic nitrogen bases.
277-567-8
73665-18-6
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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