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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 27 February 2021. Database contains 2442 unique substances/entries.
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-111-0
64742-11-6
983
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An aromatic concentrate produced by adding water to heavy naphthenic distillate solvent extract and extraction solvent.
272-175-3
68783-00-6
793
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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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 C15 through C50 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of greater than 19cSt at 40°C.
297-827-4
93763-10-1
827
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating a heavy naphthenic distillate solvent extract with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50 and produces a finished oil of at least 19cSt at 40°C (100 SUS at 100°F).
292-631-5
90641-07-9
806
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-103-7
64742-04-7
981
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons resulting from treatment of a petroleum fraction with natural or modified clay in either a contact or percolation process to remove the trace amounts of polar compounds and impurities present. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more 4-6 membered ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
296-437-1
92704-08-0
825
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by treating a heavy 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 C21 through C33 and boiling in the range of approximately 350°C to 480°C (662°F to 896°F).
292-632-0
90641-08-0
807
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction of heavy paraffinic distillate.
272-342-0
68814-89-1
795
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from solvent extraction of intermediate paraffinic top solvent distillate that is treated with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C36.
295-335-4
91995-73-2
815
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-102-1
64742-03-6
980
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating the extract, obtained from a solvent extraction process, with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst under conditions primarily to remove sulfur compounds. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt.% or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
295-338-0
91995-75-4
816
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-104-2
64742-05-8
982
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a fraction of the distillation of an extract from the solvent extraction of light paraffinic top petroleum distillates that is subjected to a sulfuric acid refining. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C32.
295-339-6
91995-76-5
817
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a fraction from distillation of an extract recovered by solvent extraction of light paraffinic top petroleum distillate treated with activated charcoal to remove traces of polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C32.
309-672-2
100684-02-4
856
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a fraction from distillation of an extract recovered by solvent extraction of light paraffinic top petroleum distillates treated with bleaching earth to remove traces of polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C32.
309-673-8
100684-03-5
857
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent extraction of a light paraffin distillate and treated with hydrogen to convert the organic sulfur to hydrogen sulfide which is eliminated. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C40 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of greater than 10cSt at 40°C.
295-340-1
91995-77-6
818
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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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 substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent extraction from light vacuum petroleum gas oil. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C30.
295-341-7
91995-78-7
984
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent extraction of light vacuum petroleum gas oils treated with bleaching earth for removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C30.
309-675-9
100684-05-7
859
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons, obtained by solvent extraction from light vacuum petroleum gas oils and treated with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C30.
295-342-2
91995-79-8
819
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0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent extraction of light vacuum petroleum gas oil treated with activated charcoal for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C30.
309-674-3
100684-04-6
858
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a solvent dewaxed 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 C15 through C50 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of greater than 19cSt at 40°C.
297-829-5
93763-11-2
828
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from the re-extraction of solvent-refined heavy paraffinic distillate. It consists of saturated and aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50.
272-180-0
68783-04-0
794
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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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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0 %
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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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
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294-302-1
91697-41-5
1460
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283-972-0
84776-45-4
1460
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3590-16-7
112
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680-965-8
1008-65-7
208
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262-095-7
60168-88-9
1075
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276-696-7
72490-01-8
1574
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239-339-6
15302-16-6
180
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0 %
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266-719-9
67564-91-4
1181
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200-231-9
55-38-9
1072
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212-984-0
900-95-8
1115
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0 %
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200-990-6
76-87-9
1099
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209-044-7
553-69-5
274
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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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0 %
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216-038-8
1480-19-9
187
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0 %
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274-125-6
69806-50-4
739
All cosmetic products
0 %
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616-669-2
79241-46-6
1103
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0 %
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616-712-5
79622-59-6
1572
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0 %
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600-425-7
103361-09-7
736
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0 %
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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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0 %
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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
0 %
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
0 %
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
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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