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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) 2024/996, OJ L of 4 April 2024

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 14 June 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Oral products (including mouth rinse, tooth paste and tooth whitening or bleaching products)
0.1 %
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Other non-spray cosmetic products
2.6 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-919-7
111-90-0
297
Oxidative hair dye products
7 %
The level of ethylene glycol impurity in Ethoxydiglycol must be ≤ 0.1%
Not to be used in eye products and oral products
Details
203-905-0
111-76-2
188
Oxidative hair dye products
4 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
Details
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99
Oxidative hair dye products
0.67 %
For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product
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99
Oxidative hair dye products
0.67 %
For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product
Details
238-877-9
14807-96-6
59
Powdery products intended to be used for children under 3 years of age
Details
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12
Products for hardening nails
2 %
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231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Products for hardening nails
2 %
Details
679-526-3
337906-36-2
292
Products intended for colouring eyelashes
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.8 % (calculated as free base). Professional use
Details
638-749-6
337906-37-3
292
Products intended for colouring eyelashes
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.8 % (calculated as free base). Professional use
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2a
Products intended for eyelash waving
11 %
For professional use only
Details
200-677-4
68-11-1
2a
Products intended for eyelash waving
11 %
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
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
226-393-0
5392-28-9
200
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.4 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.4 % (calculated as sulfate)
For professional use only
Details
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70643-19-5
242
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
For professional use only
Details
266-357-1
66422-95-5
242
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
For professional use only
Details
274-713-2
70643-20-8
242
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (as hydrochloride)
For professional use only
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
210-431-8
615-50-9
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
280-733-2
83763-47-7
245
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
280-734-8
83763-48-8
245
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
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
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
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38171-54-9
217
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.2 %
For professional use only
Details
220-621-2
2835-99-6
244
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 %
For professional use only
Details
204-616-2
123-30-8
272
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.9 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.9 %
For professional use only
Details
259-583-7
55302-96-0
229
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
220-618-6
2835-95-2
241
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.5 %
For professional use only
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
280-622-9
83732-72-3
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
0.68 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
620-557-9
90817-34-8
203
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 0.68 % calculated as free base (1.0 % as dihydrochloride)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
Details
209-711-2
591-27-5
217
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.2 %
For professional use only
Details
200-125-2
51-81-0
217
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.2 %
For professional use only
Details
269-475-1
68239-81-6
217
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.2 %
For professional use only
Details
203-404-7
106-50-3
8b
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
Details
210-834-9
624-18-0
8b
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
Details
240-357-1
16245-77-5
8b
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
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
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217
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.2 %
For professional use only
Details
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8b
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 2 % calculated as free base
Details
231-765-0
7722-84-1
12
Professional use cosmetic products for eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
Details
215-280-1
1317-70-0
321
Professional use hair aerosol spray products
1.1 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For professional use only
Details
215-282-2
1317-80-2
321
Professional use hair aerosol spray products
1.1 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For professional use only
Details
236-675-5
13463-67-7
321
Professional use hair aerosol spray products
1.1 %
Only in the pigmentary form
For professional use only
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details

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