cosmetics-uv-filters

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex VI - Allowed UV Filters

This list contains substances designated as UV filters which cosmetic products marketed in the European Union may contain. The list contains concentration limits and additional restrictions, as well as labeling requirements for some substances.

2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone;Oxybenzone

EC / List no: 205-031-5 CAS no: 131-57-7
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Substance Identification Name
2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone

Oxybenzone

EC Number
205-031-5
CAS
131-57-7
Conditions Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Function(s)
UV Filter
Maximum Threshold
6 %
Restriction(s)
Not more than 0.5% to protect product formulation
Warning Label
Contains Benzophenone-3
Notes
Not required if concentration is 0,5 % or less and when it is used only for product protection purposes

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