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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 19 June 2024. Database contains 2528 unique substances/entries.
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224-033-7
4171-13-5
184
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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 Veratrum album, Liliaceae.
290-407-1
90131-91-2
333
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256-599-6
50471-44-8
738
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203-545-4
108-05-4
1565
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200-831-0
75-01-4
334
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200-864-0
75-35-4
126
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201-377-6
81-81-2
203
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The combination of wastes formed by the coking of bituminous coal tar pitch. It consists predominantly of carbon.
295-549-8
92062-34-5
624
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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228-377-9
6252-76-2
1335
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215-091-4
1300-73-8
33
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208-390-6
526-36-3
313
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205-672-0
146-48-5
337
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215-566-6
1332-07-6
1396
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205-288-3
137-30-4
1016
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200-519-4
61-80-3
24
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202-634-5
98-07-7
649
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202-709-2
98-87-3
1126
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202-853-6
100-44-7
650
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306-778-0
97404-14-3
1239
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303-358-9
94166-62-8
1212
Hair dye products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a redistillate from the distillation of wash oil. It consists predominantly of 2-ringed aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 260°C to 290°C (500°F to 554°F).
309-851-5
101316-45-4
632
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination hydrocarbons obtained from mixed coal tar pitch-polyethylene-polypropylene pyrolysis. Composed primarily of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C28 and having a softening point of 100°C to 220°C (212°F to 428°F) according to DIN 52025.
309-956-6
101794-74-5
633
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from mixed coal tar pitch-polyethylene pyrolysis. Composed primarily of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C28 and having a softening point of 100°C to 220°C (212°F to 428°F) according to DIN 52025.
309-957-1
101794-75-6
634
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from mixed coal tar pitch-polystyrene pyrolysis. Composed primarily of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C28 and having a softening point of 100°C to 220°C (212°F to 428°F) according to DIN 52025.
309-958-7
101794-76-7
635
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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The substantially solvent-free product obtained by the distillation of the solvent from filtered coal extract solution produced by digesting coal in a liquid solvent. A black semi-solid, composed primarily of a complex combination of condensed-ring aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic nitrogen compounds, aromatic sulfur compounds, phenolic compounds and other aromatic oxygen compounds, and their alkyl derivatives.
302-683-3
94114-48-4
628
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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The product obtained by filtration of coal mineral matter and undissolved coal from coal extract solution produced by digesting coal in a liquid solvent. A black, viscous, highly complex liquid combination composed primarily of aromatic and partly hydrogenated aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic nitrogen compounds, aromatic sulfur compounds, phenolic and other aromatic oxygen compounds and their alkyl derivatives.
302-682-8
94114-47-3
627
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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301-323-2
93983-68-7
1460
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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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The liquid product of condensation of vapors emitted during the digestion of coal in a liquid solvent and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 300°C (86°F to 572°F). Composed primarily of partly hydrogenated condensed-ring aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic compounds containing nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur, and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C14.
302-688-0
94114-52-0
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Distillate obtained by hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 30°C to 300°C (86°F to 572°F). Composed primarily of aromatic, hydrogenated aromatic and naphthenic compounds, their alkyl derivatives and alkanes with carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C14. Nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen-containing aromatic and hydrogenated aromatic compounds are also present.
302-689-6
94114-53-1
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Distillate from the hydrogenation of hydrocracked middle distillate from coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 180°C to 280°C (356°F to 536°F). Composed primarily of hydrogenated two- ring carbon compounds and their alkyl derivatives having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C14.
302-693-8
94114-57-5
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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Distillate obtained from the hydrocracking of coal extract or solution produced by the liquid solvent extraction or supercritical gas extraction processes and boiling in the range of approximately 180°C to 300°C (356°F to 572°F. Composed primarily of two-ring aromatic, hydrogenated aromatic and naphthenic compounds, their alkyl derivatives and alkanes having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C14. Nitrogen, sulfur and oxygen-containing compounds are also present.
302-692-2
94114-56-4
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 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 the solvent treatment of a distillate from hydrocracked petroleum distillates. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C18 through C27 and boiling in the range of approximately 370°C to 450°C (698°F to 842°F).
307-010-7
97488-73-8
841
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by solvent dearomatization of the residue of hydrocracked petroleum. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C18 through C27 and boiling in the range of approximately 370°C to 450°C (698°F to 842°F).
305-589-0
94733-09-2
834
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of a hydrogenated petroleum distillate with a solvent. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C19 through C40 and boiling in the range of approximately 390°C to 550°C (734°F to 1022°F).
307-011-2
97488-74-9
842
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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305-588-5
94733-08-1
833
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by distillation of the polymerized C8 through C12 fraction from steam-cracked petroleum distillates. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C8 through C12.
305-750-5
95009-23-7
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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308-208-6
97925-95-6
1650
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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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