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Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

EU. Restricted Substances: Annex III, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2020/1683, 13 November 2020

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

Last updated 27 February 2021. Database contains 622 unique substances/entries.
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260-709-8
57378-68-4
161
Oral products
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275-156-8
71048-82-3
165
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
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275-156-8
71048-82-3
165
Oral products
Details
245-833-2
23696-85-7
160
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
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245-833-2
23696-85-7
160
Oral products
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220158-86-1
316
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
As from 3 June 2021, after mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2% (calculated as free base)
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600-539-7
104226-21-3
260
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
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253-775-4
38083-17-9
310
Rinse-off shampoos
2 %
For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product
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202-924-1
101-20-2
100
Rinse-off products
1.5 %
Purity criteria: 3,3'',4,4''-Tetrachloroazobenzene ≤ 1 ppm
Purity criteria: 3,3'',4,4''-Tetrachloroazoxybenzene ≤ 1 ppm
For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product
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244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Leave-on products excluding oral products, hydroalcoholic products, fine fragrances, and fragrance creams
0.1 %
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244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Fragrance cream
0.5 %
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244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Fine fragrance
2.5 %
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244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Rinse-off products excluding oral products
0.2 %
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244-240-6
21145-77-7
182
Hydroalcoholic products excluding oral products
1 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Leave-on products excluding oral products, hydroalcoholic products, fine fragrances, and fragrance creams
0.1 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fine fragrance
2.5 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Hydroalcoholic products excluding oral products
1 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Rinse-off products excluding oral products
0.2 %
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216-133-4
1506-02-1
182
Fragrance cream
0.5 %
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416-410-1
85765-48-6
233
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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600-575-3
104516-93-0
225
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.75 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.75 % (as hydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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600-575-3
104516-93-0
225
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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407-020-2
132885-85-9
225
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.75 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.75 % (as hydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
407-020-2
132885-85-9
225
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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410-700-1
27080-42-8
249
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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410-700-1
27080-42-8
249
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
459-980-7
23920-15-2
220
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
680-609-1
95576-92-4
250
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.0 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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680-609-1
95576-92-4
250
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
412-520-9
99610-72-7
222
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
412-520-9
99610-72-7
222
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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231-265-2
7469-77-4
213
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.0 %
When both 2- Methyl-1-Naphthol and 1- Acetoxy-2-Methylnaphthalene are present in a hair dye formulation, the maximum concentration on the head of 2-Methyl-1- Naphthol should not exceed 2.0 %
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406-305-9
92952-81-3
219
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2.6 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.6 % calculated as free base
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
406-305-9
92952-81-3
219
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.6 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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220-552-8
2809-21-4
53
Hair products
1.5 %
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220-552-8
2809-21-4
53
Soap
0.2 %
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415-480-0
86419-69-4
259
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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443-210-1
149330-25-6
9b
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.0 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
279-383-3
80062-31-3
281
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.8 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
279-383-3
80062-31-3
281
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
254-161-9
38866-20-5
293
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
201-969-4
90-15-3
16
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.0 %
Details
219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Oral products
Details
219-474-7
2442-10-6
174
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.3 %
Details
212-222-7
770-35-4
54
Rinse-off products
2 %
Only in rinse-off products
Not to be used in oral products
For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product
Details
481-170-7
502453-61-4
282
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
3 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
410-910-3
104226-19-9
224
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
276-957-5
72869-86-4
314
Nail products
For professional use only
Details
255-239-5
41137-60-4
314
Nail products
For professional use only
Details
417-020-4
2380-86-1
209
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.5 %
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