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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 01 March 2024. Database contains 770 unique substances/entries.
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203-929-1
112-03-8
Leave-on hair products
1 %
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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203-929-1
112-03-8
286
Rinse-off hair products
2.5 %
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
203-929-1
112-03-8
286
Leave-on face products
0.5 %
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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241-327-0
17301-53-0
287
Leave-on hair products
3 %
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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241-327-0
17301-53-0
287
Leave-on face products
3 %
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
241-327-0
17301-53-0
287
Rinse-off hair products
5 %
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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434-630-6
60372-77-2
197
Soap
0.8 %
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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434-630-6
60372-77-2
197
Non-spray deodorants
0.8 %
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
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99
Hair straightening products
6.7 %
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
Self-tanning products for the face
0.45 %
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
Self-tanning products other than for the face
0.4 %
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
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99
Self-tanning products for the face
0.45 %
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
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99
Hair straightening products
6.7 %
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
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99
Self-tanning products other than for the face
0.4 %
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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204-922-6
128-95-0
265
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Impurity of Disperse Red 15 in Disperse Violet 1 for hair dye formulations should be < 1% (w/w)
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293-522-5
91080-29-4
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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
273-545-7
68989-01-5
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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
264-151-6
63449-41-2
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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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This substance is identified by SDA Substance Name: C12-C18 alkyl benzyl dimethyl ammonium chloride and SDA Reporting Number: 16-052-00.
269-919-4
68391-01-5
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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
287-089-1
85409-22-9
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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
270-325-2
68424-85-1
65
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
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
224-184-9
4230-97-1
142
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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220-292-5
2705-87-5
138
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
220-609-7
2835-39-4
141
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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217-477-8
1866-31-5
136
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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217-281-2
1797-74-6
144
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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218-129-8
2051-78-7
135
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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225-230-0
4728-82-9
137
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
205-527-1
142-19-8
139
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
231-335-2
7493-74-5
143
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
266-804-0
67634-01-9
148
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
275-536-3
71500-37-3
145
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
272-657-3
68901-15-5
146
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
204-642-4
123-68-2
140
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
266-803-5
67634-00-8
147
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
231-334-7
7493-72-3
149
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
238-212-2
14289-65-7
151a
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
219-307-8
2408-20-0
150
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
Details
268-648-9
68132-80-9
151
All cosmetic products
Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester shall be less than 0.1 %
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306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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270-350-9
68425-36-5
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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293-087-1
91051-35-3
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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294-643-6
91744-77-3
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids arachidic, behenic, lignoceric, linoleic, oleic, palmitic and stearic. (Arachis hypogaea, Leguminosae).
232-296-4
8002-03-7
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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68440-49-3
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
Details
297-433-2
93572-05-5
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
Details
263-069-8
61789-56-8
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
Details
263-070-3
61789-57-9
306
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration of peanut proteins is 0.5 ppm
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