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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) 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 14 mei 2021. Database contains 2442 unique substances/entries.
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1606
All cosmetic products
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If the maximum theoretical concentration of releasable formaldehyde, irrespective of the source, in the mixture as placed on the market is ≥ 0.1 % w/w
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons, sulfur compounds and metal-containing organic compounds obtained as the residue from refinery fractionation cracking processes. It produces a finished oil with a viscosity above 2cSt. at 100°C.
298-754-0
93821-66-0
965
All cosmetic products
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 substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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294-843-3
91770-57-9
810
All cosmetic products
0 %
Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treatment of a residual oil with a natural or modified clay in either a contacting or percolation process to remove the trace amounts of polar compounds and impurities present. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly higher than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-143-5
64742-41-2
773
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 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 substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex residuum from the atmospheric distillation of the butane-butylene stream. It consists of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C6.
270-795-9
68478-16-0
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 solvent removal of paraffins from the residue of the distillation of acid-treated, hydrocracked heavy paraffins and boiling approximately above 380°C (716°F).
295-499-7
92061-86-4
823
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 treating a petroleum fraction with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-160-8
64742-57-0
781
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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292-656-1
90669-74-2
809
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 as the solvent soluble fraction from C3 - C4 solvent deasphalting of a residuum. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly higher than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-096-0
64741-95-3
767
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 removal of long, branched chain hydrocarbons from a residual oil by solvent crystallization. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-166-0
64742-62-7
782
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 as the solvent insoluble fraction from solvent refining of a residuum using a polar organic solvent such as phenol or furfural. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly higher than C25 and boiling above approximately 400°C (752°F).
265-101-6
64742-01-4
770
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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The residue from the fraction distillation of crude anthracene boiling in the approximate range of 340°C to 400°C (644°F to 752°F). It consists predominantly of tri- and polynuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons.
295-505-8
92061-92-2
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 residue from the fractional distillation of wash oil boiling in the approximate range of 270°C to 330°C (518°F to 626°F). It consists predominantly of dinuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons.
295-506-3
92061-93-3
1540
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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The residue from the fractional distillation of wash oil boiling in the approximate range of 270°C to 330°C (518°F to 626°F). It consists predominantly of dinuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons.
295-506-3
92061-93-3
1205
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A cohesive powder composed of coal mineral matter and undissolved coal remaining after extraction of coal by a liquid solvent.
302-681-2
94114-46-2
626
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex residuum from the distillation of streams from various refinery operations. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C4 through C5, predominantly butane and boiling in the range of approximately -11.7°C to 27.8°C (11°F to 82°F).
271-010-2
68513-66-6
552
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex residuum from the atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20 and boiling above approximately 350°C (662°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-045-2
64741-45-3
927
All cosmetic products
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A complex residuum from atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C11 and boiling above approximately 200°C (392°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt.% or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
269-777-3
68333-22-2
939
All cosmetic products
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A complex residuum from the distillation of butane stream. It consists of aliphatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C4 through C6.
270-791-7
68478-12-6
1539
All cosmetic products
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex residuum from the catalytic reforming of C6-8 feed. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C2 through C6.
270-794-3
68478-15-9
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 as the residual fraction from the distillation of the products from a catalytic cracking process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C11 and boiling above approximately 200°C (392°F).
295-511-0
92061-97-7
963
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from distillation of the product from a catalytic reforming process. It consists of predominantly aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C10 through C25 and boiling in the range of approximately 160°C to 400°C (320°F to 725°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- or 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-069-3
64741-67-9
931
All cosmetic products
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A complex residuum from the distillation of catalytic reformer fractionator residue. It boils approximately above 399°C (750°F).
270-792-2
68478-13-7
945
All cosmetic products
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A very complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from the distillation of vacuum residuum and the products from a thermal cracking process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20 and boiling above approximately 350°C (662°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
272-187-9
68783-13-1
953
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from the distillation of heavy coker gas oil and light vacuum gas oil. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C13 and boiling above approximately 230°C(446°F).
270-983-0
68512-61-8
947
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from the distillation of heavy coker gas oil and vacuum gas oil. It predominantly consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C13 and boiling above approximately 230°C (446°F).
270-796-4
68478-17-1
946
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from distillation of the products of a hydrocracking process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20 and boiling above approximately 350°C (662°F).
265-076-1
64741-75-9
932
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treating an atmospheric tower residuum with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst under conditions primarily to remove organic sulfur compounds. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20 and boiling above approximately 350°C (662°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-181-2
64742-78-5
936
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a residual fraction from the distillation of hydrotreated steam-cracked naphtha. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 350°C (32°F to 662°F).
295-514-7
92062-00-5
920
All cosmetic products
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A complex residuum from the vacuum distillation of the residuum from the atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C13 and boiling above approximately 230°C (446°F).
270-984-6
68512-62-9
948
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as the residual fraction from the distillation of the products of a steam cracking process (including steam cracking to produce ethylene). It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C14 and boiling above approximately 260°C (500°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-193-8
64742-90-1
938
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as residue from the distillation of steam cracked heat soaked naphtha and boiling in the range of approximately 150°C to 350°C (302°F to 662°F).
297-905-8
93763-85-0
923
All cosmetic products
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A complex residuum from the distillation of the products from a steam-cracking process. It consists predominantly of aromatic and unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers greater than C7 and boiling in the range of approximately 101°C to 555°C (214°F to 1030°F).
271-013-9
68513-69-9
949
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a column bottom from the separation of effluents from steam cracking naphtha at a high temperature. It boils in the range of approximately 147°C to 300°C (297°F to 572°F) and produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 18cSt at 50°C.
295-517-3
92062-04-9
921
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained during the production of refined petroleum tar by the distillation of steam cracked tar. It consists predominantly of aromatic and other hydrocarbons and organic sulfur compounds.
292-657-7
90669-75-3
960
All cosmetic products
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A complex residuum from the distillation of steam-cracked petroleum residues.
273-272-3
68955-36-2
955
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from distillation of the product from a thermal cracking process. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20 and boiling above approximately 350°C (662°F). This stream is likely to contain 5 wt. % or more of 4- to 6-membered condensed ring aromatic hydrocarbons.
265-081-9
64741-80-6
933
All cosmetic products
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A low-sulfur complex combination of hydrocarbons produced as the residual fraction from the topping plant distillation of crude oil. It is the residuum after the straight-run gasoline cut, kerosene cut and gas oil cut have been removed.
271-763-7
68607-30-7
951
All cosmetic products
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A complex residuum from the vacuum distillation of the residuum from atmospheric distillation of crude oil. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C24 and boiling above approximately 390°C (734°F).
292-658-2
90669-76-4
961
All cosmetic products
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment and distillation of raw steam-cracked naphtha. It consists predominantly of unsaturated hydrocarbons boiling in the range above approximately 180°C (356°F).
308-733-0
98219-64-8
966
All cosmetic products
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202-987-5
101-90-6
992
All cosmetic products
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202-345-4
94-59-7
360
Products for dental and oral hygiene
50 ppm
Not permitted except for normal content in the natural essences used and provided the concentration does not exceed 50 ppm in the finished product and provided that is not present in toothpastes intended for children
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202-345-4
94-59-7
360
All cosmetic products except products for dental and oral hygiene
100 ppm
Not permitted except for normal content in the natural essences used and provided the concentration does not exceed 100 ppm in the finished product
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Ammonium 2-sec-butyl-4,6-dinitrophenolate EC / List no: 228-858-3 | CAS no: 6365-83-9
Dinoseb acetate EC / List no: 220-560-1 | CAS no: 2813-95-8
2-sec-butyl-4,6-dinitrophenol, compound with 1-aminopropan-2-ol (1:1) EC / List no: 275-931-0 | CAS no: 71735-19-8
2-sec-butyl-4,6-dinitrophenol, compound with 2,2'-iminodiethanol (1:1) EC / List no: 258-532-6 | CAS no: 53404-43-6
Sodium 2-(1-methylpropyl)-4,6-dinitrophenolate EC / List no: 252-331-7 | CAS no: 35040-03-0
Binapacryl EC / List no: 207-612-9 | CAS no: 485-31-4
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684
All cosmetic products
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With the exception of those specified elsewhere in this list
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2-tert-butyl-4,6-dinitrophenyl acetate EC / List no: 221-706-7 | CAS no: 3204-27-1
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696
All cosmetic products
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2
All cosmetic products
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1291
Hair dye products
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When used in hair dye products.
Not permitted except for Basic Red 118 as impurity in Basic Brown 17
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263
All cosmetic products
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