cosmetics-restricted-subs

EU. Cosmetics Regulation, Annex III, Restricted Substances

This list contains substances whose use in cosmetic products in the EU is banned except under certain conditions as indicated in the annex. The list specifies the field of application or use, maximum allowable concentration limits in finished products, and any additional limitations.

Ammonium hexafluorosilicate

EC / List no: 240-968-3 CAS no: 16919-19-0
Ref No.
42
Restrictions Product type, body parts
Oral products
Maximum Threshold
0.15 %
Restriction(s)
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Expressed As
As F
Warning Label
Contains ammonium fluorosilicate. For any toothpaste with compounds containing fluorine in a concentration of 0.1 to 0.15 % calculated as F unless it is already labelled as contraindicated for children (e.g. 'for adult use only') the following labelling is obligatory: 'Children of 6 years and younger: use a pea-sized amount for supervised brushing to minimise swallowing. In case of intake of fluoride from other sources consult a dentist or doctor.' case of intake of fluoride from other sources consult a dentist or doctor.'

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