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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 26 oktober 2021. Database contains 2455 unique substances/entries.
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The extract from coal tar oil alkaline extract residue produced by an acidic wash such as aqueous sulfuric acid after distillation to remove naphthalene. Composed primarily of the acid salts of various aromatic nitrogen bases including pyridine, quinoline, and their alkyl derivatives.
266-020-9
65996-86-3
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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The extract produced by the acidic extraction of bases from crude coal tar aromatic oils, neutralization, and distillation of the bases. Composed primarily of collidines, aniline, toluidines, lutidines, xylidines.
273-077-3
68937-63-3
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The residue obtained from coal tar oil by an alkaline wash such as aqueous sodium hydroxide after the removal of crude coal tar acids. Composed primarily of naphthalenes and aromatic nitrogen bases.
266-021-4
65996-87-4
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of organic compounds produced by cold acid unit extraction of saturated and unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbons usually ranging in carbon numbers from C3 through C6, predominantly pentanes and amylenes. It consists predominantly of saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C4 through C6, predominantly C5.
270-741-4
68477-61-2
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-111-0
64742-11-6
983
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An aromatic concentrate produced by adding water to heavy naphthenic distillate solvent extract and extraction solvent.
272-175-3
68783-00-6
793
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-103-7
64742-04-7
981
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction of heavy paraffinic distillate.
272-342-0
68814-89-1
795
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-102-1
64742-03-6
980
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30. This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-104-2
64742-05-8
982
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the extract from the re-extraction of solvent-refined heavy paraffinic distillate. It consists of saturated and aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50.
272-180-0
68783-04-0
794
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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The extract from coal tar oil produced by an alkaline wash such as aqueous sodium hydroxide. Composed primarily of the alkali salts of various phenolic compounds.
266-017-2
65996-83-0
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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262-095-7
60168-88-9
1075
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266-719-9
67564-91-4
1181
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639-678-3
68916-52-9
436
Fragrance ingredient
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274-125-6
69806-50-4
739
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the oil fraction from a solvent deoiling or a wax sweating process. It consists predominantly of branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50.
265-171-8
64742-67-2
786
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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614-346-0
68157-60-8
1525
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268-755-0
68134-59-8
1428
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A complex combination of light gases produced by distillation of crude oil and by catalytic reforming of naphtha. It consists of hydrogen and hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C4 and boiling in the range of approximately -217°C to -12°C (-423°F to 10°F).
270-670-9
68476-29-9
487
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of light gases produced by distillation of crude oil and by catalytic reforming of naphtha. It consists of hydrogen and hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C4 and boiling in the range of approximately -217°C to -12°C (-423°F to 10°F).
270-670-9
68476-29-9
1542
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A combination of light gases. It consists predominantly of hydrogen and/or low molecular weight hydrocarbons.
270-667-2
68476-26-6
486
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A combination of light gases. It consists predominantly of hydrogen and/or low molecular weight hydrocarbons.
270-667-2
68476-26-6
1542
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A distillate oil having a minimum viscosity of 900 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F) to a maximum of 9000 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F).
271-384-7
68553-00-4
950
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A distillate oil having a minimum viscosity of 32.6 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F) to a maximum of 37.9 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F).
270-671-4
68476-30-2
1087
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A distillate oil having a minimum viscosity of 45 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F) to a maximum of 125 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F).
270-673-5
68476-31-3
1088
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The liquid product from various refinery streams, usually residues. The composition is complex and varies with the source of the crude oil.
270-675-6
68476-33-5
944
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270-674-0
68476-32-4
943
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C9 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 163°C to 357°C (325°F to 675°F).
269-822-7
68334-30-5
1086
All cosmetic products
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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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A distillate oil having a minimum viscosity of 32.6 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F) to a maximum of 40.1 SUS at 37.7°C (100°F).
270-676-1
68476-34-6
1089
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200-653-3
67-45-8
252
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200-605-1
65-29-2
329
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a raffinate from a sulfuric acid treating process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 230°C to 400°C (446°F to 752°F).
265-112-6
64742-12-7
869
All cosmetic products
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by a treating process to remove acidic materials. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 230°C to 400°C (446°F to 752°F).
265-129-9
64742-29-6
872
All cosmetic products
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C35 and boiling in the range of approximately 121°C to 510°C (250°F to 950°F).
272-184-2
68783-08-4
952
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the vacuum distillation of the residuum from atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50 and boiling in the range of approximately 350°C to 600°C (662°F to 1112°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-058-3
64741-57-7
928
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a petroleum stock by treating with hydrogen to convert organic sulfur to hydrogen sulfide which is removed. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 230°C to 400°C (446°F to 752°F).
265-182-8
64742-79-6
876
All cosmetic products
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic hydrodesulfurization process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50 and boiling in the range of approximately 350°C to 600°C (662°F to 1112°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-189-6
64742-86-5
937
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating a petroleum fraction with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C50 and boiling in the range of approximately 230°C to 600°C (446°F to 1112°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6- membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-162-9
64742-59-2
935
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the raffinate from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C11 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 205°C to 400°C (401°F to 752°F).
265-092-9
64741-90-8
867
All cosmetic products
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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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by distillation of the products from a steam cracking process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C9 and boiling in the range of from approximately 205°C to 400°C (400°F to 752°F)
271-260-2
68527-18-4
917
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the catalytic cracking of gas oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C4.
271-737-5
68606-27-9
563
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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The feed gas to the amine system for removal of hydrogen sulfide. It consists of hydrogen. Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C5 may also be present.
270-746-1
68477-65-6
495
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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Off gases produced by the benzene unit. It consists primarily of hydrogen. Carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C6, including benzene, may also be present.
270-747-7
68477-66-7
496
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination produced by treating the feed from the benzene unit with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst followed by depentanizing. It consists primarily of hydrogen, ethane and propane with various small amounts of nitrogen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C6. It may contain trace amounts of benzene.
271-623-5
68602-82-4
558
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by recycling the gases of the benzene unit. It consists primarily of hydrogen with various small amounts of carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C1 through C6.
270-748-2
68477-67-8
497
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by distillation of a blend oil. It consists primarily of hydrogen and nitrogen with various small amounts of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C5.
270-749-8
68477-68-9
498
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the distillation of the butane stream. It consists of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C4.
270-750-3
68477-69-0
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the distillation of the butane stream. It consists of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C4.
270-750-3
68477-69-0
499
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of crude oil and/or the cracking of tower gas oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C5.
271-624-0
68602-83-5
559
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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