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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 15 August 2022. Database contains 2482 unique substances/entries.
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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 Atropa belladonna, Solanaceae.
232-365-9
8007-93-0
44
All cosmetic products
0 %
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The by-product from the destructive distillation of coal. Almost black semisolid. A complex combination of aromatic hydrocarbons, phenolic compounds, nitrogen bases and thiophene.
232-361-7
8007-45-2
420
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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 Myroxylon balsamum pereirae, Leguminosae.
232-352-8
8007-00-9
1136
Fragrance ingredient
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8006-99-3
76
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons separated from natural gas by processes such as refrigeration or absorption. It consists predominantly of saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C8 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 120°C (-4°F to 248°F).
232-349-1
8006-61-9
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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616-852-7
8005-03-6
1359
Hair dye products
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616-846-4
8004-87-3
388
All cosmetic products
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This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 47000.
232-318-2
8003-22-3
1358
Hair dye products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons. It consists predominantly of aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic hydrocarbons. It may also contain small amounts of nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur compounds. This category encompasses light, medium, and heavy petroleums, as well as the oils extracted from tar sands. Hydrocarbonaceous materials requiring major chemical changes for their recovery or conversion to petroleum refinery feedstocks such as crude shale oils, upgraded shale oils and liquid coal fuels are not included in this definition.
232-298-5
8002-05-9
763
All cosmetic products
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The distillate of coal tar produced by the high temperature carbonization of bituminous coal. It consists primarily of aromatic hydrocarbons, tar acids and tar bases.
232-287-5
8001-58-9
1208
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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