cosmetics-prohibited-subs

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2020/1683, 13 November 2020

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

Last updated 03 augustus 2021. Database contains 2442 unique substances/entries.
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307-035-3
97488-96-5
885
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 as the raffinate from a solvent extraction process. It consists predominantly of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C11 and boiling in the range of approximately 35°C to 190°C (95°F to 374°F).
265-086-6
64741-84-0
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 produced by the distillation of products from a steam-cracking process. It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C7 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 130°C to 220°C(266°F to 428°F).
271-138-9
68516-20-1
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 by subjecting a petroleum naphtha to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 10°C to 230°C (14°F to 446°F).
265-089-2
64741-87-3
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 by subjecting a petroleum naphtha to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C8 and boiling in the range of approximately 20°C to 130°C (68°F to 266°F).
309-976-5
101795-01-1
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 produced from the distillation of naphtha streams from various refinery processes. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C12 and boiling in the range of approximately 0°C to 230°C (25°F to 446°F).
272-186-3
68783-12-0
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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202-049-5
91-20-3
1167
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic dewaxing process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of at least 100 SUS at 100°F (19cSt at 40°C). It contains relatively few normal paraffins.
265-172-3
64742-68-3
787
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic dewaxing process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity less than 100 SUS at 100°F (19cSt at 40°C). It contains relatively few normal paraffins.
265-173-9
64742-69-4
788
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by removing straight chain paraffin hydrocarbons as a solid by treatment with an agent such as urea. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50 and produces a finished oil having a viscosity of at least 100 SUS at 100°F (19cSt at 40°C). It contains relatively few normal paraffins.
265-179-1
64742-75-2
791
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic dewaxing process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30 and produces a finished oil having a viscosity less than 100 SUS at 100°F (19cSt at 40°C). It contains relatively few normal paraffins.
265-180-7
64742-76-3
792
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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306
All cosmetic products
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All substances listed in Tables I and II of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs signed in New York on 30 March 1961
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons separated as a liquid from natural gas in a gas recycling plant by processes such as refrigeration or absorption. It consists mainly of saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C2 through C8.
265-048-9
64741-48-6
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 separated and/or condensed from natural gas during transportation and collected at the wellhead and/or from the production, gathering, transmission, and distribution pipelines in deeps, scrubbers, etc. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C2 through C8.
272-896-3
68919-39-1
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 separated as a liquid from natural gas in a surface separator by retrograde condensation. It consists mainly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C2 to C20. It is a liquid at atmospheric temperature and pressure.
265-047-3
64741-47-5
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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257-447-1
51818-56-5
1460
All cosmetic products
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231-109-3
7440-00-8
309
All cosmetic products
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59-99-4
245
All cosmetic products
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204-054-8
114-80-7
245
All cosmetic products
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231-111-4
7440-02-0
1093
All cosmetic products
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258-051-1
52625-25-9
1460
All cosmetic products
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239-086-1
14998-37-9
1429
All cosmetic products
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248-169-1
27016-75-7
1457
All cosmetic products
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This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 77900.
271-853-6
68610-24-2
1458
All cosmetic products
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224-699-9
4454-16-4
1460
All cosmetic products
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223-463-2
3906-55-6
1431
All cosmetic products
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254-642-3
39819-65-3
1460
All cosmetic products
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242-522-3
18718-11-1
1438
All cosmetic products
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284-349-6
84852-37-9
1460
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238-511-8
14507-36-9
1438
All cosmetic products
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237-396-1
13770-89-3
1426
All cosmetic products
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238-753-4
14708-14-6
1401
All cosmetic products
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238-753-4
14708-14-6
1427
All cosmetic products
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235-723-2
12619-90-8
1462
All cosmetic products
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234-493-0
12007-00-0
1462
All cosmetic products
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65229-23-4
1462
All cosmetic products
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222-068-2
3333-67-3
1060
All cosmetic products
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238-766-5
14721-18-7
1441
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206-761-7
373-02-4
1429
All cosmetic products
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235-103-1
12068-61-0
1457
All cosmetic products
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209-046-8
553-71-9
1430
All cosmetic products
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238-596-1
14550-87-9
1459
All cosmetic products
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236-665-0
13462-88-9
1435
All cosmetic products
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267-897-0
67952-43-6
1459
All cosmetic products
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231-743-0
7718-54-9
1419
All cosmetic products
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239-646-5
15586-38-6
1453
All cosmetic products
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209-160-8
557-19-7
1440
All cosmetic products
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233-071-3
10028-18-9
1435
All cosmetic products
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222-101-0
3349-06-2
1428
All cosmetic products
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235-008-5
12054-48-7
1006
All cosmetic products
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