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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) 2023/1490, OJ L 183, 20 July 2023

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

Last updated 20 May 2024. Database contains 2528 unique substances/entries.
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from catalytic hydrodesulfurization of vacuum gas oil and from which hydrogen sulfide has been removed by amine treatment. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C6.
269-632-4
68308-12-3
480
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the thermal cracking of vacuum residues. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C5.
270-815-6
68478-34-2
544
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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The reaction product obtained by neutralizing coal tar oil alkaline extract with an acidic solution, such as aqueous sulfuric acid, or gaseous carbon dioxide, to obtain the free acids. Composed primarily of tar acids such as phenol, cresols, and xylenols.
266-019-3
65996-85-2
1541
All cosmetic products
0 %
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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The residue from crude coal tar acids after removal of phenol, cresols, xylenols and any higher boiling phenols. A black solid with a melting point approximately 80°C (176°F). Composed primarily of polyalkylphenols, resin gums, and inorganic salts.
271-418-0
68555-24-8
1541
All cosmetic products
0 %
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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272-361-4
68815-21-4
1541
All cosmetic products
0 %
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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The residue from the distillation in the range of 235°C to 355°C (481°F to 697°F) of light carbolic oil.
270-713-1
68477-23-6
1541
All cosmetic products
0 %
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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The reaction product obtained by neutralizing coal tar base extract oil with an alkaline solution, such as aqueous sodium hydroxide, to obtain the free bases. Composed primarily of such organic bases as acridine, phenanthridine, pyridine, quinoline and their alkyl derivatives.
266-018-8
65996-84-1
1541
All cosmetic products
0 %
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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271-020-7
68513-87-1
1541
All cosmetic products
0 %
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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The distillate from high temperature coal tar having an approximate distillation range of 130°C to 250°C (266°F to 410°F). Composed primarily of naphthalene, alkylnaphthalenes, phenolic compounds, and aromatic nitrogen bases.
266-016-7
65996-82-9
1539
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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THTPA
407-330-8
61571-06-0
1148
All cosmetic products
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200-482-4
60-56-0
233
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-541-4
62-55-5
742
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-543-5
62-56-6
321
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-594-3
64-77-7
65
All cosmetic products
0 %
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266-989-8
67746-30-9
438
Fragrance ingredient
0 %
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614-708-8
68694-11-1
1640
All cosmetic products
0 %
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228-783-6
6358-69-6
1362
Hair dye products
0 %
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228-377-9
6252-76-2
1335
Hair dye products
0 %
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200-519-4
61-80-3
24
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-775-7
72-20-8
196
All cosmetic products
0 %
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275-216-3
71134-97-9
1291
Hair dye products
0 %
When used in hair dye products.
Not permitted except for Basic Red 118 as impurity in Basic Brown 17
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[S]-2-INDOLINE CARBOXYLIC ACID
410-860-2
79815-20-6
1104
All cosmetic products
0 %
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201-166-9
79-00-5
1169
All cosmetic products
0 %
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276-158-1
71888-89-6
1485
All cosmetic products
0 %
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201-152-2
78-87-5
1625
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-782-5
72-48-0
1361
Hair dye products
0 %
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212-121-8
764-41-0
654
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-730-1
70-25-7
702
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-903-1
75-80-9
326
All cosmetic products
0 %
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201-153-8
78-88-6
1102
All cosmetic products
0 %
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211-989-5
732-26-3
1701
All cosmetic products
0 %
Details
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72319-19-8
1460
All cosmetic products
0 %
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616-686-5
79352-72-0
1230
Hair dye products
0 %
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200-855-1
75-26-3
644
All cosmetic products
0 %
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201-174-2
79-07-2
1387
All cosmetic products
0 %
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231-480-1
7580-31-6
1460
All cosmetic products
0 %
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231-057-1
7425-14-1
1491
All cosmetic products
0 %
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274-724-2
70657-70-4
679
All cosmetic products
0 %
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ACETOCURE 97; GENOCURE*PMP; IGM 4817; IRGACURE 907; SPEEDCURE 97
400-600-6
71868-10-5
1592
All cosmetic products
0 %
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444-970-7
7340-90-1
1478
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-878-7
75-55-8
730
All cosmetic products
0 %
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201-209-1
79-46-9
683
All cosmetic products
0 %
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SCARLET PE 3948
424-260-3
784157-49-9
1194
All cosmetic products
0 %
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277-822-3
74332-73-3
719
All cosmetic products
0 %
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201-126-0
78-59-1
1101
All cosmetic products
0 %
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277-985-0
74753-18-7
724
All cosmetic products
0 %
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211-984-8
730-40-5
1281
Hair dye products
0 %
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615-339-5
71751-41-2
1548
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-836-8
75-07-0
1391
All cosmetic products
0 %
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200-835-2
75-05-8
393
All cosmetic products
0 %
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