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Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

EU. Restricted Substances: Annex III, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2023/1545, OJ L 188, 27 July 2023

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.

Last updated 21 February 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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240-886-8
16867-03-1
211
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 0.5 %
For professional use only
Details
210-155-8
608-25-3
243
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
For professional use only
Details
298-995-1
93841-25-9
206
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.75 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 1.75 % (calculated as free base)
For professional use only
Details
205-507-2
141-86-6
285
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.15 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.15 %
Details
205-507-2
141-86-6
285
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.15 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.15 %
For professional use only
Details
277-929-5
74578-10-2
289
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.2 %
Details
NITROGELB
410-700-1
27080-42-8
249
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
AZOGELB
421-430-9
28365-08-4
277
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Details
201-891-0
89-25-8
228
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Details
417-600-7
82576-75-8
234
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details

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