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Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2021/1099, 6 July 2021

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Last updated 23 september 2021. Database contains 2455 unique substances/entries.
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The heat treated residue from the distillation of high temperature coal tar. A black solid with an approximate softening point from 80°C to 180°C (176°F to 356°F). Composed primarily of a complex mixture of three or more membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
310-162-7
121575-60-8
636
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 74260.
215-524-7
1328-53-6
1369
Hair dye products
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418-260-2
183196-57-8
1530
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603-184-6
12712-38-8
1396
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0 %
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432-240-0
12056-51-8
1415
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0 %
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205-425-7
140-65-8
405
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0 %
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604-105-8
139001-49-3
1480
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0 %
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205-359-9
139-40-2
1018
All cosmetic products
0 %
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606-168-7
189278-12-4
1563
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0 %
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602-927-1
123312-89-0
1198
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0 %
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204-427-5
120-80-9
408
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0 %
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of solvent-dewaxed petroleum residual oils with activated charcoal for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities.
309-710-8
100684-37-5
860
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treatment of solvent-dewaxed petroleum residual oils with bleaching earth for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities.
309-711-3
100684-38-6
861
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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202-987-5
101-90-6
992
All cosmetic products
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603-404-0
130328-20-0
1597
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204-535-2
122-34-9
1008
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treatment of petroleum slack wax with activated charcoal for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities.
309-723-9
100684-49-9
903
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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215-540-4
1330-43-4
1396
All cosmetic products
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205-025-2
131-52-2
1012
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239-172-9
15120-21-5
1397
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214-968-9
1229-55-6
1231
Hair dye products
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604-636-5
148477-71-8
1620
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601-505-4
118134-30-8
1594
All cosmetic products
0 %
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233-131-9
10042-76-9
403
All cosmetic products
0 %
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234-239-9
11005-63-3
302
All cosmetic products
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202-851-5
100-42-5
1575
All cosmetic products
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203-783-9
110-61-2
150
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An acidified alkaline extract of brown coal tar distillate. Composed primarily of phenol and phenol homologs.
309-888-7
101316-86-3
1541
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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A distillate from low-temperature coal tar. Composed primarily of hydrocarbons, phenolic compounds and aromatic nitrogen bases boiling in the range of approximately 160°C to 340°C (320°F to 644°F).
309-889-2
101316-87-4
1541
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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1082-56-0
237
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604-715-4
149979-41-9
1481
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235-541-3
12267-73-1
1396
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236-669-2
13463-39-3
459
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204-825-9
127-18-4
314
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203-495-3
107-49-3
276
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158006-54-3
1240
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158006-54-3
1240
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203-726-8
109-99-9
1547
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601-147-9
111988-49-9
1610
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205-286-2
137-26-8
162
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242-608-0
18829-55-5
437
Fragrance ingredient
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242-204-4
18318-83-7
439
Fragrance ingredient
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205-841-9
155-09-9
324
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204-800-2
126-73-8
1166
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216-428-8
1582-09-8
1498
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603-146-9
126535-15-7
1586
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235-688-3
12519-85-6
1442
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236-771-7
13477-70-8
1444
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233-844-5
10381-36-9
1438
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234-495-1
12007-02-2
1462
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