cosmetics-uv-filters

EU. Cosmetics 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.

Zinc oxide

EC / List no: 215-222-5 CAS no: 1314-13-2
Ref No.
30
Substance Identification Name
Zinc oxide
EC Number
215-222-5
CAS
1314-13-2
Conditions Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Function(s)
UV Filter
Maximum Threshold
25 %
Restriction(s)
Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation
Notes
In case of combined use of zinc oxide and zinc oxide (nano), the sum shall not exceed the limit given in column g

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