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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent dearomatization of the residue of hydrocracked petroleum. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C18 through C27 and boiling in the range of approximately 370°C to 450°C (698°F to 842°F).
305-589-0
94733-09-2
834
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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305-588-5
94733-08-1
833
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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
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303-358-9
94166-62-8
1212
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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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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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Distillate from the hydrogenation of hydrocracked middle distillate from 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 280°C (356°F to 536°F). Composed primarily of hydrogenated two- ring carbon compounds and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C14.
302-693-8
94114-57-5
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Distillate obtained from the 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 300°C (356°F to 572°F. Composed primarily of two-ring aromatic, hydrogenated aromatic and naphthenic compounds, their alkyl derivatives and alkanes having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C14. Nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen-containing compounds are also present.
302-692-2
94114-56-4
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Fraction of the distillate obtained by hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 180°C (86°F to 356°F). Composed primarily of aromatic, hydrogenated aromatic and naphthenic compounds, their alkyl derivatives and alkanes with carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 to C9. Nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen-containing aromatic and hydrogenated aromatic compounds are also present.
302-690-1
94114-54-2
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Distillate obtained by hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 300°C (86°F to 572°F). Composed primarily of aromatic, hydrogenated aromatic and naphthenic compounds, their alkyl derivatives and alkanes with carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C14. Nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen-containing aromatic and hydrogenated aromatic compounds are also present.
302-689-6
94114-53-1
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The liquid product of condensation of vapors emitted during the digestion of coal in a liquid solvent and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 300°C (86°F to 572°F). Composed primarily of partly hydrogenated condensed-ring aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic compounds containing nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur, and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C14.
302-688-0
94114-52-0
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The substantially solvent-free product obtained by the distillation of the solvent from filtered coal extract solution produced by digesting coal in a liquid solvent. A black semi-solid, composed primarily of a complex combination of condensed-ring aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic nitrogen compounds, aromatic sulfur compounds, phenolic compounds and other aromatic oxygen compounds, and their alkyl derivatives.
302-683-3
94114-48-4
628
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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The product obtained by filtration of coal mineral matter and undissolved coal from coal extract solution produced by digesting coal in a liquid solvent. A black, viscous, highly complex liquid combination composed primarily of aromatic and partly hydrogenated aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic nitrogen compounds, aromatic sulfur compounds, phenolic and other aromatic oxygen compounds and their alkyl derivatives.
302-682-8
94114-47-3
627
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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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
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Not permitted if substances 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
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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 residue obtained during the distillation of high boiling fractions from bituminous coal high temperature tar and/or pitch coke oil, with a softening point of 140° to 170°C (284°F to 392°F) according to DIN 52025. Composed primarily of tri- and polynuclear aromatic compounds which also contain heteroatoms.
302-650-3
94114-13-3
625
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A distillation fraction from the hydrogenation of pyrolysis gasoline boiling in the range of approximately 20°C to 200°C (68°F to 392°F).
302-639-3
94114-03-1
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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301-323-2
93983-68-7
1460
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300-257-1
93924-61-9
832
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A distillate obtained from the redistillation of a complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of the effluents from a severe catalytic hydrotreatment of paraffins. It boils in the range of approximately 190°C to 330°C (374°F to 594°F).
300-227-8
93924-33-5
884
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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 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
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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
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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300-094-6
93920-10-6
1460
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300-093-0
93920-09-3
1460
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons, sulfur compounds and metal-containing organic compounds obtained as the residue from refinery fractionation cracking processes. It produces a finished oil with a viscosity above 2cSt. at 100°C.
298-754-0
93821-66-0
965
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An acid sludge by-product of the sulphuric acid refining of crude high temperature coal. Composed primarily of sulfuric acid and organic compounds.
298-725-2
93821-38-6
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 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
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297-857-8
93763-38-3
829
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as solvents which have been subjected to hydrotreatment in order to convert aromatics to naphthenes by catalytic hydrogenation.
297-853-6
93763-34-9
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 solvents which have been subjected to hydrotreatment in order to convert aromatics to naphthenes by catalytic hydrogenation.
297-852-0
93763-33-8
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 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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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by refining of crude oil. It consists predominantly of aromatics, naphthenics and paraffinics and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of 120 SUS at 100°F (23cSt at 40°C).
297-474-6
93572-43-1
826
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by separation from the platformate-containing fraction. It consists predominantly of nonaromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 125°C (94°F to 257°F), benzene and toluene.
297-466-2
93572-36-2
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 by separation from the platformate-containing fraction. It consists predominantly of nonaromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 120°C to 210°C (248°F to 380°F) and C9 and higher aromatic hydrocarbons.
297-465-7
93572-35-1
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex high octane combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the catalytic dehydrogenation of a predominantly naphthenic naphtha. It consists predominantly of aromatics and non-aromatics having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately 45°C to 185°C (113°F to 365°F).
297-458-9
93572-29-3
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 by separation from the platformate-containing fraction. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 (primarily C8) and can contain nonaromatic hydrocarbons, both boiling in the range of approximately 130°C to 200°C (266°F to 392°F).
297-401-8
93571-75-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced from the separation and subsequent hydrogenation of the products of a steam-cracking process to produce ethylene. It consists predominantly of saturated and unsaturated paraffins, cyclic paraffins and cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C10 and boiling in the range of approximately 50°C to 200°C (122°F to 392°F). The proportion of benzene hydrocarbons may vary up to 30 wt. % and the stream may also contain small amounts of sulphur and oxygenated compounds.
296-942-7
93165-55-0
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 the distillation of a petroleum feedstock. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers of C5 through C7, rich in C6, and boiling in the range of approximately 60°C to 70°C (140°F to 158°F).
296-903-4
93165-19-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons 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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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, inorganic ions, etc. obtained from Lytta vesicatoria.
296-298-7
92457-17-5
69
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the fractionation of steam cracked naphtha after recovery from a heat soaking process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having a carbon number predominantly in the range of C4 through C6 and boiling in the range of approximately 0°C to 80°C (32°F to 176°F).
296-028-8
92201-97-3
1539
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0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of products from a catalytic cracking process which has been used as a heat transfer fluid. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 190°C to 340°C (374°F to 644°F). This stream is likely to contain organic sulfur compounds.
295-991-1
92201-60-0
922
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of products from a catalytic cracking process which has been used as a heat transfer fluid. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 220°C to 450°C (428°F to 842°F). This stream is likely to contain organic sulfur compounds.
295-990-6
92201-59-7
964
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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
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from sulfur-containing paraffinic crude oil. It consists predominantly of a solvent refined deparaffinated lubricating oil with a viscosity of 65cSt at 50°C.
295-810-6
92129-09-4
824
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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 the distillation of a cut from the catalytic cracking process, having undergone an alkaline washing. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C8 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 130°C to 210°C (266°F to 410°F).
295-794-0
92128-94-4
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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295-551-9
92062-36-7
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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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
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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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
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0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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