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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 02 March 2021. Database contains 622 unique substances/entries.
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202-077-8
91-56-5
210
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.6 %
Details
412-130-9
3131-52-0
207
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
412-130-9
3131-52-0
207
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 %
Details
696-231-5
1361000-03-4
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 %
Details
-
29705-39-3
237
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.25 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
-
29705-39-3
237
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
Details
303-083-4
94158-13-1
237
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.25 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
303-083-4
94158-13-1
237
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
Details
259-134-5
54381-16-7
198
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.5 % (calculated as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
251-410-3
33229-34-4
247
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2.8 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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63969-46-0
284
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1 %
Details
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63969-46-0
284
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 %
Details
203-872-2
111-46-6
186
All cosmetic products
0.1 %
Details
469-500-8
857035-95-1
279
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
-
29539-03-5
204
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
421-170-6
138937-28-7
204
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
3.4 %
Details
226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.4 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.4 % (calculated as sulfate)
Details
226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.4 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.4 % (calculated as sulfate)
For professional use only
Details
271-282-2
68527-77-5
176
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Details
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70643-19-5
242
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
For professional use only
Details
-
70643-19-5
242
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
266-357-1
66422-95-5
242
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
266-357-1
66422-95-5
242
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
For professional use only
Details
274-713-2
70643-20-8
242
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
For professional use only
Details
274-713-2
70643-20-8
242
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
616-121-2
74638-76-9
93
Hair products
1.5 %
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
225-004-1
4602-84-0
82
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
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85679-78-3
232
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 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
260-062-1
56216-28-5
232
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 % (as hydrochloride)
Details
203-377-1
106-24-1
78
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
421-430-9
28365-08-4
277
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
Details
421-430-9
28365-08-4
277
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 %
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Other non-spray cosmetic products
2.6 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Rinse-off products other than hair dye products
10 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Non-oxidative hair dye products
5 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Oxidative hair dye products
7 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
The following spray products: fine fragrances, hair sprays, anti-perspirants and deodorants
2.6 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
246-521-9
24905-87-1
251
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
408-090-7
100418-33-5
221
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
408-090-7
100418-33-5
221
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
201-289-8
80-54-6
83
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
266-138-0
66095-81-6
236
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
225-555-8
4926-55-0
255
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 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details

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