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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 2019/1966/EU, 28 November 2019

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 november 2020. Database contains 2449 unique substances/entries.
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200-031-1
50-35-1
280
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201-522-3
84-22-0
394
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200-769-4
71-91-0
61
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218-326-9
2118-39-0
1354
Hair dye products
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220-012-1
2602-46-2
988
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231-711-6
7696-12-0
1618
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407-330-8
61571-06-0
1148
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203-726-8
109-99-9
1547
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158006-54-3
1240
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158006-54-3
1240
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414-270-6
41959-35-7
1240
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202-625-6
97-99-4
1576
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230-625-6
7226-23-5
1526
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203-495-3
107-49-3
276
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7426-07-5
348
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204-825-9
127-18-4
314
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236-669-2
13463-39-3
459
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202-316-6
94-24-6
63
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350
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235-541-3
12267-73-1
1396
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1396
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200-383-6
58-46-8
139
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200-915-7
75-91-2
1641
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604-715-4
149979-41-9
1481
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608-879-8
335104-84-2
1582
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312
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236-813-4
13494-80-9
312
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1082-56-0
237
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1507
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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
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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 distillate from high temperature coal tar having an approximate distillation range of 130°C to 250°C (266°F to 410°F). Composed primarily of naphthalene, alkylnaphthalenes, phenolic compounds, and aromatic nitrogen bases.
266-016-7
65996-82-9
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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271-020-7
68513-87-1
1541
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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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293-767-8
91082-53-0
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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274-560-1
70321-67-4
1541
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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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Pyridine bases boiling in the range of approximately 125°C to 160°C (257°F 320°F) obtained by distillation of neutralized acid extract of the base-containing tar fraction obtained by the distillation of bituminous coal tars. Composed chiefly of lutidines and picolines.
295-548-2
92062-33-4
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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293-766-2
91082-52-9
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The distillation residue remaining after the distillation of the neutralized, acid-extracted base-containing tar fractions obtained by the distillation of coal tars. It contains chiefly aniline, collidines, quinoline and quinoline derivatives and toluidines.
295-544-0
92062-29-8
1541
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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 reaction product obtained by neutralizing coal tar base extract oil with an alkaline solution, such as aqueous sodium hydroxide, to obtain the free bases. Composed primarily of such organic bases as acridine, phenanthridine, pyridine, quinoline and their alkyl derivatives.
266-018-8
65996-84-1
1541
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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 distillation fraction boiling in the range of approximately 181°C to 186°C (356°F to 367°F) from the crude bases obtained from the neutralized, acid-extracted base-containing tar fractions obtained by the distillation of bituminous coal tar. It contains chiefly aniline and collidines.
295-543-5
92062-28-7
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The distillation fraction boiling in the range of approximately 180°C to 200°C (356°F to 392°F) from the crude bases obtained by dephenolating and debasing the carbolated oil from the distillation of coal tar. It contains chiefly aniline, collidines, lutidines and toluidines.
295-541-4
92062-27-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The fraction of tar acids, rich in 2,4- and 2,5-dimethylphenol, recovered by distillation of low-temperature coal tar crude tar acids.
284-895-5
84989-06-0
1541
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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 distillation in the range of 235°C to 355°C (481°F to 697°F) of light carbolic oil.
270-713-1
68477-23-6
1541
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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 fraction of tar acids, recovered by distillation of low-temperature coal tar crude tar acids, having an approximate boiling range of 225°C to 320°C (437°F to 608°F). Composed primarily of polyalkylphenols.
284-893-4
84989-05-9
1541
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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 fraction of tar acid rich in 3- and 4-methylphenol, recovered by distillation of low-temperature coal tar crude tar acids.
284-892-9
84989-04-8
1541
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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 fraction of tar acids, rich in 3- and 4-ethylphenol, recovered by distillation of low-temperature coal tar crude tar acids.
284-891-3
84989-03-7
1541
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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 residue from the distillation of crude phenol from coal. It consists predominantly of phenols having carbon numbers in the range of C8 through C10 with a softening point of 60°C to 80°C (140°F to 176°F).
306-251-5
96690-55-0
1541
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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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272-361-4
68815-21-4
1541
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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 crude coal tar acids after removal of phenol, cresols, xylenols and any higher boiling phenols. A black solid with a melting point approximately 80°C (176°F). Composed primarily of polyalkylphenols, resin gums, and inorganic salts.
271-418-0
68555-24-8
1541
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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 complex combination of organic compounds obtained from brown coal and boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 230°C (392°F to 446°F). It contains chiefly phenols and pyridine bases.
295-540-9
92062-26-5
1541
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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 reaction product obtained by neutralizing coal tar oil alkaline extract with an acidic solution, such as aqueous sulfuric acid, or gaseous carbon dioxide, to obtain the free acids. Composed primarily of tar acids such as phenol, cresols, and xylenols.
266-019-3
65996-85-2
1541
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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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