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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 28 September 2021. Database contains 2455 unique substances/entries.
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639-678-3
68916-52-9
436
Fragrance ingredient
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421-960-0
90035-08-8
1630
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216-038-8
1480-19-9
187
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274-125-6
69806-50-4
739
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616-669-2
79241-46-6
1103
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616-712-5
79622-59-6
1572
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600-425-7
103361-09-7
736
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220-889-0
2924-67-6
189
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200-085-6
51-21-8
190
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617-717-5
85509-19-9
740
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the oil fraction from a solvent deoiling or a wax sweating process. It consists predominantly of branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50.
265-171-8
64742-67-2
786
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treatment of Foot's oil with sulfuric acid. It consists predominantly of branched-chain hydrocarbons with carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50.
300-225-7
93924-31-3
830
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of Foots oil with activated carbon for the removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-126-0
97862-76-5
848
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treatment of Foot's oil with natural or modified clay in either a contacting or percolation process to remove the trace amounts of polar compounds and impurities present. It consists predominantly of branched chain hydrocarbons with carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50.
300-226-2
93924-32-4
831
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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295-394-6
92045-12-0
820
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of Foots oil with silicic acid for removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of straight chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-127-6
97862-77-6
849
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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614-346-0
68157-60-8
1525
All cosmetic products
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500-006-8
9003-36-5
1577
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200-842-0
75-12-7
744
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268-755-0
68134-59-8
1428
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239-946-6
15843-02-4
1428
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223-404-0
3878-19-1
1551
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A complex combination of light gases produced by distillation of crude oil and by catalytic reforming of naphtha. It consists of hydrogen and hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C4 and boiling in the range of approximately -217°C to -12°C (-423°F to 10°F).
270-670-9
68476-29-9
487
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of light gases produced by distillation of crude oil and by catalytic reforming of naphtha. It consists of hydrogen and hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C4 and boiling in the range of approximately -217°C to -12°C (-423°F to 10°F).
270-670-9
68476-29-9
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A combination of light gases. It consists predominantly of hydrogen and/or low molecular weight hydrocarbons.
270-667-2
68476-26-6
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A combination of light gases. It consists predominantly of hydrogen and/or low molecular weight hydrocarbons.
270-667-2
68476-26-6
486
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of crude petroleum. It consists predominantly of aliphatic, aromatic and cycloaliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly higher than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
295-396-7
92045-14-2
962
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A distillate oil having a minimum viscosity of 900 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F) to a maximum of 9000 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F).
271-384-7
68553-00-4
950
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A distillate oil having a minimum viscosity of 32.6 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F) to a maximum of 37.9 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F).
270-671-4
68476-30-2
1087
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A distillate oil having a minimum viscosity of 45 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F) to a maximum of 125 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F).
270-673-5
68476-31-3
1088
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The liquid product from various refinery streams, usually residues. The composition is complex and varies with the source of the crude oil.
270-675-6
68476-33-5
944
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270-674-0
68476-32-4
943
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 163°C to 357°C (325°F to 675°F).
269-822-7
68334-30-5
1086
All cosmetic products
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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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Diesel engine fuel produced by the hydrogenation of the middle distillate fraction of the products of hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 280°C (392°F to 536°F). Composed primarily of hydrogenated two-ring hydrocarbons and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C11 through C14.
302-695-9
94114-59-7
1122
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A distillate oil having a minimum viscosity of 32.6 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F) to a maximum of 40.1 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F).
270-676-1
68476-34-6
1089
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Jet engine fuel produced by hydrogenation of the middle distillate fraction of the products of hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 180°C to 225°C (356°F to 473°F). Composed primarily of hydrogenated two-ring hydrocarbons and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C10 through C12.
302-694-3
94114-58-6
1121
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203-727-3
110-00-9
732
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200-653-3
67-45-8
252
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202-626-1
98-00-0
1468
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192
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358
All cosmetic products except sun protection and bronzing products
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Not permitted for all products except if occurring in natural essences
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208-789-5
541-64-0
192
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609-175-3
357-70-0
193
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200-605-1
65-29-2
329
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215-114-8
1303-00-0
1564
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a raffinate from a sulfuric acid treating process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 230°C to 400°C (446°F to 752°F).
265-112-6
64742-12-7
869
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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 produced by a treating process to remove acidic materials. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 230°C to 400°C (446°F to 752°F).
265-129-9
64742-29-6
872
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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 the distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C35 and boiling in the range of approximately 121°C to 510°C (250°F to 950°F).
272-184-2
68783-08-4
952
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the vacuum distillation of the residuum from atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50 and boiling in the range of approximately 350°C to 600°C (662°F to 1112°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-058-3
64741-57-7
928
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a petroleum stock by treating with hydrogen to convert organic sulfur to hydrogen sulfide which is removed. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 230°C to 400°C (446°F to 752°F).
265-182-8
64742-79-6
876
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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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