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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 2019/1966/EU, 28 November 2019

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

Last updated 23 November 2020. Database contains 2449 unique substances/entries.
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A cohesive powder composed of coal mineral matter and undissolved coal remaining after extraction of coal by a liquid solvent.
302-681-2
94114-46-2
626
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from the distillation of the products from a catalytic cracking process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C11 and boiling above approximately 200°C (392°F).
295-511-0
92061-97-7
963
All cosmetic products
0 %
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a residual fraction from the distillation of hydrotreated steam-cracked naphtha. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 350°C (32°F to 662°F).
295-514-7
92062-00-5
920
All cosmetic products
0 %
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as residue from the distillation of steam cracked heat soaked naphtha and boiling in the range of approximately 150°C to 350°C (302°F to 662°F).
297-905-8
93763-85-0
923
All cosmetic products
0 %
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a column bottom from the separation of effluents from steam cracking naphtha at a high temperature. It boils in the range of approximately 147°C to 300°C (297°F to 572°F) and produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 18cSt at 50°C.
295-517-3
92062-04-9
921
All cosmetic products
0 %
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained during the production of refined petroleum tar by the distillation of steam cracked tar. It consists predominantly of aromatic and other hydrocarbons and organic sulfur compounds.
292-657-7
90669-75-3
960
All cosmetic products
0 %
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A complex residuum from the vacuum distillation of the residuum from atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C24 and boiling above approximately 390°C (734°F).
292-658-2
90669-76-4
961
All cosmetic products
0 %
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment and distillation of raw steam-cracked naphtha. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons boiling in the range above approximately 180°C (356°F).
308-733-0
98219-64-8
966
All cosmetic products
0 %
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202-345-4
94-59-7
360
All cosmetic products except products for dental and oral hygiene
100 ppm
Not permitted except for normal content in the natural essences used and provided the concentration does not exceed 100 ppm in the finished product
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202-345-4
94-59-7
360
Products for dental and oral hygiene
50 ppm
Not permitted except for normal content in the natural essences used and provided the concentration does not exceed 50 ppm in the finished product and provided that is not present in toothpastes intended for children
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a raffinate by treatment of a petroleum slack wax fraction with sulfuric acid treating process. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
292-659-8
90669-77-5
895
All cosmetic products
0 %
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 treatment of a petroleum slack wax fraction with natural or modified clay in either a contacting or percolation process. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
292-660-3
90669-78-6
896
All cosmetic products
0 %
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 slack wax with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
295-523-6
92062-09-4
897
All cosmetic products
0 %
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 fraction by solvent deparaffination. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
295-524-1
92062-10-7
898
All cosmetic products
0 %
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 treatment of low-melting slack wax with activated carbon for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-155-9
97863-04-2
900
All cosmetic products
0 %
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 treatment of low-melting petroleum slack wax with bentonite for removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-156-4
97863-05-3
901
All cosmetic products
0 %
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 treatment of low-melting petroleum slack wax with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
295-525-7
92062-11-8
899
All cosmetic products
0 %
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 treatment of low-melting petroleum slack wax with silicic acid for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-158-5
97863-06-4
902
All cosmetic products
0 %
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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Substance obtained as a powdery cathodic precipitate during the electrolytic decoppering stage of copper refining electrolysis. Consists primarily of copper with antimony, arsenic, lead and nickel in metallic form as well as oxides and sulfates.
305-433-1
94551-87-8
1423
All cosmetic products
0 %
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Product obtained from recycling of the end electrolyte of copper refining electrolysis followed by evaporation to separate the residual sulfuric acid. Consists primarily of nickel and iron sulfates with small amounts of the sulfates of zinc, alkali earths and alkali metals.
295-859-3
92129-57-2
1422
All cosmetic products
0 %
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating a petroleum fraction with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of cycloparaffinic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately 73°C to 85°C (163°F to 185°F).
295-529-9
92062-15-2
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
Details
201-988-8
90-39-1
299
All cosmetic products
0 %
Details
619-394-6
99105-77-8
1557
All cosmetic products
0 %
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202-388-9
95-06-7
753
All cosmetic products
0 %
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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 Tagetes erecta, Compositae.
290-353-9
90131-43-4
1383
All cosmetic products
0 %
From 1 May 2019 cosmetic products containing that substance shall not be placed on the Union market
From 1 August 2019 cosmetic products containing that substance shall not be made available on the Union market
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A complex combination of organic compounds obtained from brown coal gasification. Composed primarily of C6-10 hydroxy aromatic phenols and their homologs.
295-536-7
92062-22-1
1541
All cosmetic products
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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The distillate from the acidification of alkaline washed lignite tar distillate boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 230°C (392°F to 446°F). Composed primarily of m- and p-ethylphenol as well as cresols and xylenols.
302-662-9
94114-29-1
1541
All cosmetic products
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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A complex combination of organic compounds obtained from brown coal and boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 230°C (392°F to 446°F). It contains chiefly phenols and pyridine bases.
295-540-9
92062-26-5
1541
All cosmetic products
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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A residue from the distillation of crude phenol from coal. It consists predominantly of phenols having carbon numbers in the range of C8 through C10 with a softening point of 60°C to 80°C (140°F to 176°F).
306-251-5
96690-55-0
1541
All cosmetic products
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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The distillation fraction boiling in the range of approximately 180°C to 200°C (356°F to 392°F) from the crude bases obtained by dephenolating and debasing the carbolated oil from the distillation of coal tar. It contains chiefly aniline, collidines, lutidines and toluidines.
295-541-4
92062-27-6
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The distillation fraction boiling in the range of approximately 181°C to 186°C (356°F to 367°F) from the crude bases obtained from the neutralized, acid-extracted base-containing tar fractions obtained by the distillation of bituminous coal tar. It contains chiefly aniline and collidines.
295-543-5
92062-28-7
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The distillation residue remaining after the distillation of the neutralized, acid-extracted base-containing tar fractions obtained by the distillation of coal tars. It contains chiefly aniline, collidines, quinoline and quinoline derivatives and toluidines.
295-544-0
92062-29-8
1541
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
Details
293-766-2
91082-52-9
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Pyridine bases boiling in the range of approximately 125°C to 160°C (257°F 320°F) obtained by distillation of neutralized acid extract of the base-containing tar fraction obtained by the distillation of bituminous coal tars. Composed chiefly of lutidines and picolines.
295-548-2
92062-33-4
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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293-767-8
91082-53-0
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
Details
202-316-6
94-24-6
63
All cosmetic products
0 %
Details
202-625-6
97-99-4
1576
All cosmetic products
0 %
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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 Thevetia neriifolia, Apocynaceae.
290-446-4
90147-54-9
318
All cosmetic products
0 %
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202-605-7
97-74-5
353
All cosmetic products
0 %
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419-160-1
90657-55-9
1117
All cosmetic products
0 %
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416-020-1
96314-26-0
1191
All cosmetic products
0 %
Details
213-608-8
993-16-8
1554
All cosmetic products
0 %
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202-100-1
91-81-6
347
All cosmetic products
0 %
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213-022-2
915-67-3
1350
Hair dye products
0 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Veratrum album, Liliaceae.
290-407-1
90131-91-2
333
All cosmetic products
0 %
Details
The combination of wastes formed by the coking of bituminous coal tar pitch. It consists predominantly of carbon.
295-549-8
92062-34-5
624
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
Details
202-634-5
98-07-7
649
All cosmetic products
0 %
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202-709-2
98-87-3
1126
All cosmetic products
0 %
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