Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

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.

Benzyl alcohol

EC / List no: 202-859-9 CAS no: 100-51-6
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Restrictions Product type, body parts
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

The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products, 0.01% in rinse-off products

Fragrance, aromatic compositions, and their raw materials

For use as a preservative, see Annex V, No. 34

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