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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 24 May 2024. Database contains 2528 unique substances/entries.
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345
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The complex combination of polyalkylated pyridines derived from coal tar distillation or as high-boiling distillates approximately above 150°C (302°F) from the reaction of ammonia with acetaldehyde, formaldehyde or paraformaldehyde.
269-929-9
68391-11-7
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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223-296-5
3811-73-2
369
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236-671-3
13463-41-7
1670
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204-427-5
120-80-9
408
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201-762-9
87-66-1
409
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220-529-2
2797-51-5
1704
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202-051-6
91-22-5
1527
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73855-45-5
1240
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(R)-EPICHLOROHYDRIN
424-280-2
51594-55-9
658
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R-GLYCIDOL
404-660-4
57044-25-4
661
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293
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As defined by Directive 96/29/Euratom (OJ L 159, 29.6.1996, p. 1) laying down basic safety standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionising radiation.
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the raffinate from the UDEX extraction process on the catalytic reformer stream. It consists of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C9.
270-088-5
68410-71-9
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a raffinate from a Lurgi separation unit. It consists predominantly of non-aromatic hydrocarbons with various small amounts of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C6 through C8.
270-349-3
68425-35-4
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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307-769-4
97722-19-5
611
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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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 Rauwolfia serpentina, Apocynaceae.
290-234-1
90106-13-1
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447-920-2
897393-42-9
1621
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632-619-2
881685-58-1
1715
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434-330-5
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1538
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427-050-1
170016-25-8
1414
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SP 7053
415-930-6
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1484
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427-140-9
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1486
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435-960-3
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1412
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R633
406-230-1
224635-63-6
1128
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432-440-8
220444-73-5
1519
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1607
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If the maximum theoretical concentration of releasable formaldehyde, irrespective of the source, in the mixture as placed on the market is ≥ 0.1 % w/w
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1606
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If the maximum theoretical concentration of releasable formaldehyde, irrespective of the source, in the mixture as placed on the market is ≥ 0.1 % w/w
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons, sulfur compounds and metal-containing organic compounds obtained as the residue from refinery fractionation cracking processes. It produces a finished oil with a viscosity above 2cSt. at 100°C.
298-754-0
93821-66-0
965
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of solvent-dewaxed petroleum residual oils with activated charcoal for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities.
309-710-8
100684-37-5
860
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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294-843-3
91770-57-9
810
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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 treatment of a residual oil with a natural or modified clay in either a contacting or percolation process to remove the trace amounts of polar compounds and impurities present. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly higher than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-143-5
64742-41-2
773
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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 treatment of solvent-dewaxed petroleum residual oils with bleaching earth for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities.
309-711-3
100684-38-6
861
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex residuum from the atmospheric distillation of the butane-butylene stream. It consists of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C6.
270-795-9
68478-16-0
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by solvent removal of paraffins from the residue of the distillation of acid-treated, hydrocracked heavy paraffins and boiling approximately above 380°C (716°F).
295-499-7
92061-86-4
823
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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 fraction with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-160-8
64742-57-0
781
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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292-656-1
90669-74-2
809
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the solvent soluble fraction from C3 - C4 solvent deasphalting of a residuum. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly higher than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-096-0
64741-95-3
767
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by removal of long, branched chain hydrocarbons from a residual oil by solvent crystallization. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-166-0
64742-62-7
782
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the solvent insoluble fraction from solvent refining of a residuum using a polar organic solvent such as phenol or furfural. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly higher than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-101-6
64742-01-4
770
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The residue from the fraction distillation of crude anthracene boiling in the approximate range of 340°C to 400°C (644°F to 752°F). It consists predominantly of tri- and polynuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons.
295-505-8
92061-92-2
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 residue from the fractional distillation of wash oil boiling in the approximate range of 270°C to 330°C (518°F to 626°F). It consists predominantly of dinuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons.
295-506-3
92061-93-3
1540
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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The residue from the fractional distillation of wash oil boiling in the approximate range of 270°C to 330°C (518°F to 626°F). It consists predominantly of dinuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons.
295-506-3
92061-93-3
1205
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A cohesive powder composed of coal mineral matter and undissolved coal remaining after extraction of coal by a liquid solvent.
302-681-2
94114-46-2
626
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Not permitted if substance contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex residuum from the distillation of streams from various refinery operations. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C4 through C5, predominantly butane and boiling in the range of approximately -11.7°C to 27.8°C (11°F to 82°F).
271-010-2
68513-66-6
552
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex residuum from the atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20 and boiling above approximately 350°C (662°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-045-2
64741-45-3
927
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A complex residuum from atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C11 and boiling above approximately 200°C (392°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt.% or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
269-777-3
68333-22-2
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A complex residuum from the distillation of butane stream. It consists of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C6.
270-791-7
68478-12-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex residuum from the catalytic reforming of C6-8 feed. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C2 through C6.
270-794-3
68478-15-9
1539
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from the distillation of the products from a catalytic cracking process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C11 and boiling above approximately 200°C (392°F).
295-511-0
92061-97-7
963
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from distillation of the product from a catalytic reforming process. It consists of predominantly aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C10 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 160°C to 400°C (320°F to 725°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- or 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-069-3
64741-67-9
931
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