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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 16 December 2020. Database contains 2449 unique substances/entries.
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201-557-4
84-74-2
675
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201-553-2
84-69-5
1492
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201-549-0
84-65-1
1603
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DCHP
201-545-9
84-61-7
1637
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201-522-3
84-22-0
394
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280-920-9
83803-99-0
1297
Hair dye products
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280-919-3
83803-98-9
1298
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212-658-8
838-88-0
707
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212-641-5
835-31-4
244
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201-493-7
83-66-9
414
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201-454-4
83-12-5
271
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212-579-9
828-00-2
368
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617-373-6
82657-04-3
1558
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617-356-3
82560-54-1
1404
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428-010-4
82413-20-5
1475
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212-513-9
823-40-5
413
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212-506-0
822-89-9
1249
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201-445-5
82-92-8
159
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406-090-1
81880-96-8
1106
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279-833-9
81818-54-4
1371
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212-442-3
817-09-4
327
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81612-54-6
1237
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201-383-9
81-88-9
398
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201-377-6
81-81-2
203
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201-353-5
81-48-1
1363
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232-511-1
8063-06-7
109
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617-100-0
8051-02-3
331
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279-452-8
80387-97-9
680
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the fractional distillation of petroleum. This fraction boils in a range of approximately 20°C to 135°C (58°F to 275°F).
232-453-7
8032-32-4
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Refined, partly refined, or unrefined petroleum products produced by the distillation of natural gas. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C6 and boiling in the range of approximately 100°C to 200°C (212°F to 392°F).
232-443-2
8030-30-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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616-995-5
8018-01-7
1402
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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 (Cephaelis ipecacuanha, Rubiaceae)
232-385-8
8012-96-2
215
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a semi-solid from dewaxing paraffinic residual oil. It consists predominantly of saturated crystalline and liquid hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25.
232-373-2
8009-03-8
904
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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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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
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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
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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
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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616-852-7
8005-03-6
1359
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616-846-4
8004-87-3
388
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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
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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
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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
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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232-283-3
8001-35-2
1105
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679-592-3
8001-28-3
107
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201-307-4
80-77-3
91
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201-306-9
80-75-1
385
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Bisphenol A; BPA
201-245-8
80-05-7
1176
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410-860-2
79815-20-6
1104
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616-712-5
79622-59-6
1572
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