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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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224-460-9
4368-56-3
195
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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205-003-2
130-95-0
21
Leave-on hair products
0.2 %
Details
205-003-2
130-95-0
21
Rinse-off hair products
0.5 %
Details
203-212-3
104-54-1
69
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
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Opopanax chironium, Umbelliferae.
297-649-7
93686-00-1
183
All cosmetic products
0.6 %
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12
Cosmetic products for eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
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12
Hair products
12 %
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12
Skin products
4 %
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12
Oral products (including mouth rinse, tooth paste and tooth whitening or bleaching products)
0.1 %
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12
Tooth whitening or bleaching products
6 %
To be only sold to dental practitioners
For each cycle of use, first use by dental practitioners as defined under Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (OJ L 255, 30.9.2005, p. 22)) or under their direct supervision if an equivalent level of safety is ensured. Afterwards to be provided to the consumer to complete the cycle of use
Not to be used on a person under 18 years of age
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12
Products for hardening nails
2 %
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226-460-4
5406-12-2
179
All cosmetic products
0.2 %
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cuminum cyminum, Umbelliferae.
283-881-6
84775-51-9
156
Leave-on products
0.4 %
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cuminum cyminum, Umbelliferae.
283-881-6
84775-51-9
156
Rinse-off products
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Cupressus sempervirens, Pinaceae.
283-626-9
84696-07-1
123
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
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203-961-6
112-34-5
187
Hair dye products
9 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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1449653-83-1
317
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
As from 3 June 2021: 0.5 % (maximum concentration in ready use preparation). Methanesulfonates impurities, in particular ethyl methanesulfonate shall not be present
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805-402-7
1450801-55-4
299
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
805-105-2
1449471-67-3
298
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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202-327-6
94-36-0
94
Artificial nail systems
0.7 %
For professional use only
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202-567-1
97-23-4
11
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
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278-355-8
75980-60-8
311
Artificial nail systems
5 %
For professional use only
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237-957-0
14104-28-0
28
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
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240-896-2
16871-90-2
41
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
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224-546-6
4403-90-1
290
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
Details
227-497-9
5858-81-1
296
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.4 %
Details
233-433-0
10163-15-2
27
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
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240-934-8
16893-85-9
40
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
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203-905-0
111-76-2
188
Non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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203-905-0
111-76-2
188
Oxidative hair dye products
4 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
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3
Hair products
5 %
For professional use only
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281-856-4
84041-77-0
8c
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
Details
281-856-4
84041-77-0
8c
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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221-665-5
3179-89-3
294
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 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
221-665-5
3179-89-3
294
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
243-987-5
20721-50-0
263
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.3 %
Details
220-701-7
2871-01-4
266
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.45 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.45 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
220-701-7
2871-01-4
266
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
417-600-7
82576-75-8
234
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
417-600-7
82576-75-8
234
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.28 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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434-630-6
60372-77-2
197
Soap
0.8 %
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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434-630-6
60372-77-2
197
Non-spray deodorants
0.8 %
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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434-630-6
60372-77-2
197
Shampoos
0.8 %
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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60
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems
Maximum secondary amine content: 5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
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60
All cosmetic products
0.5 %
Not to be used with nitrosating systems
Maximum secondary amine content: 5 % (applies to raw materials)
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 19140:1.
235-428-9
12225-21-7
189
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
202-794-6
99-85-4
132
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
Details
203-474-9
107-22-2
194
All cosmetic products
100 mg/kg
Details
221-588-7
3151-59-5
36
Oral products
0.15 %
When mixed with other fluorine compounds permitted under this Annex, total F concentration must not exceed 0.15 %
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