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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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259-583-7
55302-96-0
229
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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110102-85-7
208
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 % (calculated as hydrochloride)
Details
220-618-6
2835-95-2
241
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.5 %
For professional use only
Details
220-618-6
2835-95-2
241
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 %
Details
201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Cosmetic products other than fine fragrance, eau de toilette, and oral products
0.03 %
Details
201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Eau de toilette
0.4 %
Details
201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Fine fragrance
1 %
Details
283-141-2
84540-47-6
218
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
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
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
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
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
216-507-7
1604-28-0
178
Oral products
Details
216-507-7
1604-28-0
178
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.002 %
Details
202-158-8
92-48-8
46
Oral products
0.003 %
Details
203-518-7
107-75-5
72
Cosmetic products other than oral products
1 %
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
203-518-7
107-75-5
72
Oral 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
421-470-7
99788-75-7
264
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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36505-83-6
39
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
269-941-4
68391-30-0
267
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Abies alba, Pinaceae.
289-870-2
90028-76-5
103
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Abies balsamea, Pinaceae.
285-364-0
85085-34-3
107
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Abies pectinata, Pinaceae.
295-728-0
92128-34-2
105
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Abies sibirica, Pinaceae.
294-351-9
91697-89-1
106
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
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
154
All cosmetic products
0.4 %
Details
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-
23
Depilatories
2 %
Details
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-
23
Depilatories
6 %
Details
266-804-0
67634-01-9
148
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
275-536-3
71500-37-3
145
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
272-657-3
68901-15-5
146
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
277-303-1
73157-43-4
152
All cosmetic products
0.002 %
This material shall not be used in combination with any other 2-alkynoic acid ester (e.g. methyl heptine carbonate)
Details
204-642-4
123-68-2
140
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
266-803-5
67634-00-8
147
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
231-334-7
7493-72-3
149
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
238-212-2
14289-65-7
151a
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
219-307-8
2408-20-0
150
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
268-648-9
68132-80-9
151
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
202-795-1
99-86-5
131
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
232-051-1
7784-18-1
34
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
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-
50
Anti-perspirants
20 %
The ratio of the number of aluminium atoms to that of zirconium atoms must be between 2 and 10
The ratio of the number of (Al + Zr) atoms to that of chlorine atoms must be between 0.9 and 2.1
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
Details
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-
50
Anti-perspirants
5.4 %
The ratio of the number of aluminium atoms to that of zirconium atoms must be between 2 and 10
The ratio of the number of (Al + Zr) atoms to that of chlorine atoms must be between 0.9 and 2.1
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
Details
292-375-4
90604-80-1
50
Anti-perspirants
5.4 %
The ratio of the number of aluminium atoms to that of zirconium atoms must be between 2 and 10
The ratio of the number of (Al + Zr) atoms to that of chlorine atoms must be between 0.9 and 2.1
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
Details

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