Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

EU. Restricted Substances: Annex III, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2022/2195, OJ L 292, 11 November 2022

This list contains substances whose use in cosmetic products in the European Union is banned, except under certain conditions as indicated in Annex III. The list specifies the field of application or use, maximum allowable concentration limits in finished products, and any additional limitations.

1,3-Benzenediol, 2-methyl

EC / List no: 210-155-8 CAS no: 608-25-3
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Restrictions Product type, body parts
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
Maximum Threshold
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %

For professional use only

Warning Label
As from 3 March 2018, to be printed on the label: The mixing ratio. ''This product can cause severe allergic reactions. Read and follow instructions. This product is not intended for use on persons under the age of 16. Temporary ''black henna'' tattoos may increase your risk of allergy. Do not colour your eyelashes if: you have a rash on your face or sensitive, irritated and damaged scalp, you have ever experienced any reaction after colouring your hair or eyelashes, you have experienced a reaction to a temporary ''black henna'' tattoo in the past. For professional use only. Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them.''