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Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2024/996, OJ L of 4 April 2024

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Last updated 28 May 2024. Database contains 2528 unique substances/entries.
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236-412-4
13360-57-1
752
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604-712-8
149961-52-4
1536
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234-494-6
12007-01-1
1462
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238-426-6
14448-18-1
1438
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238-946-3
14874-78-3
1443
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237-411-1
13775-54-7
1442
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234-828-0
12035-64-2
1462
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235-033-1
12059-14-2
1462
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215-217-8
1314-06-3
456
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215-813-8
1420-07-1
696
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204-661-8
123-91-1
343
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204-539-4
122-39-4
434
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205-686-7
147-20-6
154
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19372-20-4
1438
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241-409-6
17372-87-1
1334
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217-710-3
1937-37-7
987
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215-537-8
1330-38-7
1368
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234-541-0
12008-41-2
1396
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234-541-0
12280-03-4
1396
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238-373-9
14402-89-2
255
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604-025-3
13755-38-9
255
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603-411-9
1303-96-4
1396
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601-808-1
12179-04-3
1396
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240-221-1
16071-86-6
991
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204-163-0
116-85-8
1241
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Not permitted except as impurity in Disperse Violet 1
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the distillation of crude benzole (high temperature coal tar). It may be a liquid with the approximate distillation range of 150°C to 300°C (302°F to 572°F) or a semi-solid or solid with a melting point up to 70°C (158°F). It is composed primarily of naphthalene and alkyl naphthalenes.
310-165-3
121620-46-0
1541
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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A distillate from the fractional distillation of high temperature coal tar. Composed primarily of alkyl-substituted one ring aromatic hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 135°C to 210°C (275°F to 410°F). May also include unsaturated hydrocarbons such as indene and coumarone.
309-971-8
101794-90-5
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A distillate from the fractional distillation of high temperature coal tar. Composed primarily of indole and methylnaphthalene boiling in the range of approximately 235°C to 255°C (455°F to 491°F).
309-972-3
101794-91-6
1541
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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A distillate from the fractional distillation of high temperature coal tar. Composed primarily of substituted two ring aromatic hydrocarbons and aromatic nitrogen bases boiling in the range of approximately 225°C to 255°C (437°F to 491°F).
309-985-4
101896-27-9
1541
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of petroleum light fraction, hydrodesulfurized and dearomatized. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C7 through C9, predominantly C8 paraffins and cycloparaffins, boiling in the range of approximately 120°C to 130°C (248°F to 266°F).
309-862-5
101316-56-7
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of a petroleum oil fraction with activated charcoal for the removal of traces of polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C12 through C28.
309-667-5
100683-97-4
890
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by distillation of steam cracking heavy residues. It consists predominantly of highly alkylated heavy aromatic hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 250°C to 400°C (482°F to 752°F).
309-939-3
101631-14-5
926
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating a petroleum stock with hydrogen. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 150°C to 400°C (302°F to 752°F).
309-863-0
101316-57-8
967
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by fractionation from hydrodesulphurised coker distillate stocks. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C12 through C21 and boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 360°C (392°F to 680°F).
309-865-1
101316-59-0
925
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of petroleum with activated charcoal for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C36.
309-668-0
100683-98-5
891
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of petroleum with bleaching earth for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C36.
309-669-6
100683-99-6
892
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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215-239-8
1314-62-1
1011
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216-474-9
1593-77-7
1588
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620-440-2
12510-42-8
761
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204-934-1
129-17-9
1355
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242-088-5
18198-35-1
1299
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158571-58-5
1255
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214-984-6
1239-45-8
1521
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HOE 70542
401-290-5
103112-35-2
1494
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205-438-8
140-88-5
435
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203-794-9
110-71-4
1142
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Residue from the distillation of dephenolated and debased methylnaphthalene oil (from bituminous coal tar and pyrolysis residual oils) with a boiling range of 240°C to 260°C (464°F to 500°F). Composed primarily of substituted dinuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons.
310-171-6
122070-80-8
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A neutral oil obtained by debasing and dephenolating the oil obtained from the distillation of high temperature tar and pyrolysis residual oils which has a boiliing range of 225°C to 255°C (437°F to 491°F). Composed primarily of substituted dinuclear aromatic hydrocarbons.
310-170-0
122070-79-5
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the redistillation of the distillate of high temperature coal tar (tar acid and tar base free). It consists predominantly of unsubstituted and substituted mononuclear aromatic hydrocarbons boiling in the range of 85°C-195°C (185°F-383°F).
309-868-8
101316-63-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from the base-free fraction from the distillation of coal tar, boiling in the range of approximately 250°C to 280°C (482°F to 536°F). It consists predominantly of biphenyl and isomeric dimethylnaphthalenes.
310-189-4
122384-77-4
1540
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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