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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) 2020/1683, 13 November 2020

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Last updated 02 March 2021. Database contains 2442 unique substances/entries.
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211-588-5
671-95-4
85
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229-754-0
6706-82-7
1352
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200-673-2
67-97-0
335
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200-672-7
67-96-9
342
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200-666-4
67-72-1
197
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200-664-3
67-68-5
338
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200-663-8
67-66-3
366
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200-655-4
67-48-1
168
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200-653-3
67-45-8
252
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200-646-5
67-20-9
251
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423-290-4
66938-41-8
1085
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266-424-5
66612-11-1
1304
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66566-48-1
1226
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211-557-6
664-95-9
100
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266-275-6
66246-88-6
1573
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200-636-0
66-81-9
729
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200-632-9
66-76-2
231
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The residue obtained from coal tar oil by an alkaline wash such as aqueous sodium hydroxide after the removal of crude coal tar acids. Composed primarily of naphthalenes and aromatic nitrogen bases.
266-021-4
65996-87-4
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The extract from coal tar oil alkaline extract residue produced by an acidic wash such as aqueous sulfuric acid after distillation to remove naphthalene. Composed primarily of the acid salts of various aromatic nitrogen bases including pyridine, quinoline, and their alkyl derivatives.
266-020-9
65996-86-3
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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The reaction product obtained by neutralizing coal tar oil alkaline extract with an acidic solution, such as aqueous sulfuric acid, or gaseous carbon dioxide, to obtain the free acids. Composed primarily of tar acids such as phenol, cresols, and xylenols.
266-019-3
65996-85-2
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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The reaction product obtained by neutralizing coal tar base extract oil with an alkaline solution, such as aqueous sodium hydroxide, to obtain the free bases. Composed primarily of such organic bases as acridine, phenanthridine, pyridine, quinoline and their alkyl derivatives.
266-018-8
65996-84-1
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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The extract from coal tar oil produced by an alkaline wash such as aqueous sodium hydroxide. Composed primarily of the alkali salts of various phenolic compounds.
266-017-2
65996-83-0
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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The distillate from high temperature coal tar having an approximate distillation range of 130°C to 250°C (266°F to 410°F). Composed primarily of naphthalene, alkylnaphthalenes, phenolic compounds, and aromatic nitrogen bases.
266-016-7
65996-82-9
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The distillate from either high temperature coal tar, coke oven light oil, or coal tar oil alkaline extract residue having an approximate distillation range of 130°C to 210°C (266°F to 410°F) Composed primarily of indene and other polycyclic ring systems containing a single aromatic ring. May contain phenolic compounds and aromatic nitrogen bases.
266-013-0
65996-79-4
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The volatile organic liquid extracted from the gas evolved in the high temperature (greater than 700°C (1292°F)) destructive distillation of coal. Composed primarily of benzene, toluene, and xylenes. May contain other minor hydrocarbon constituents.
266-012-5
65996-78-3
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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229-533-9
6592-85-4
199
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418-250-8
65756-41-4
1084
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211-517-8
657-24-9
147
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683-197-1
65497-07-6
374
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229-440-3
6535-46-2
1346
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229-439-8
6535-42-8
1344
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406-220-7
65322-65-8
1196
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265-667-4
65277-42-1
1528
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65229-23-4
1462
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229-408-9
6521-29-5
1378
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265-610-3
65195-55-3
1548
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200-613-5
65-49-6
31
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200-605-1
65-29-2
329
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265-294-7
64969-36-4
723
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265-293-1
64969-34-2
718
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A complex combination of organic compounds, predominantly high molecular weight carboxylic acids, obtained by the air oxidation of petrolatum.
265-206-7
64743-01-7
905
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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 from distillation of aromatic streams. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C8 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 135°C to 210°C (275°F to 410°F).
265-199-0
64742-95-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the residual fraction from the distillation of the products of a steam cracking process (including steam cracking to produce ethylene). It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C14 and boiling above approximately 260°C (500°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-193-8
64742-90-1
938
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the distillation of crude oil or natural gasoline. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 160°C (95°F to 320°F).
265-192-2
64742-89-8
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic hydrodesulfurization process. 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.
265-189-6
64742-86-5
937
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of the products from a steam cracking process. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 20°C to 190°C (-4°F to 374°F). This stream is likely to contain 10 vol. % or more benzene.
265-187-5
64742-83-2
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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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 of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C11 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 205°C to 400°C (401°F to 752°F).
265-183-3
64742-80-9
877
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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 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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating an atmospheric tower residuum with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst under conditions primarily to remove organic sulfur compounds. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20 and boiling above approximately 350°C (662°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-181-2
64742-78-5
936
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic dewaxing process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30 and produces a finished oil having a viscosity less than 100 SUS at 100°F (19cSt at 40°C). It contains relatively few normal paraffins.
265-180-7
64742-76-3
792
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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