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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 16 december 2020. Database contains 2449 unique substances/entries.
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200-098-7
51-43-4
14
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200-014-9
50-14-6
335
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620-440-2
12510-42-8
761
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683-197-1
65497-07-6
374
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200-332-8
57-47-6
166
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385
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167
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1396
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322
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211-190-1
633-03-4
1299
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204-934-1
129-17-9
1355
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222-573-8
3536-49-0
1356
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219-231-5
2390-59-2
1271
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47743-68-0
1271
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242-088-5
18198-35-1
1299
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36396-19-7
1328
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219-232-0
2390-60-5
1328
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68478-64-8
1255
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158571-58-5
1255
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20
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214-984-6
1239-45-8
1521
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208-628-9
536-33-4
319
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201-007-3
77-15-6
173
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401-290-5
103112-35-2
1494
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205-438-8
140-88-5
435
Fragrance ingredient
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208-940-5
548-00-5
204
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275-897-7
71720-48-4
1459
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203-794-9
110-71-4
1142
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200-849-9
75-21-8
182
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The extract oil boiling in the range of approximately 220°C to 265°C (428°F to 509°F) from coal tar alkaline extract residue produced by an acidic wash such as aqueous sulfuric acid after distillation to remove tar bases. Composed primarily of alkylnaphthalenes.
284-901-6
84989-12-8
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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Residue from the distillation of dephenolated and debased methylnaphthalene oil (from bituminous coal tar and pyrolysis residual oils) with a boiling range of 240°C to 260°C (464°F to 500°F). Composed primarily of substituted dinuclear aromatic and heterocyclic hydrocarbons.
310-171-6
122070-80-8
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A neutral oil obtained by debasing and dephenolating the oil obtained from the distillation of high temperature tar and pyrolysis residual oils which has a boiliing range of 225°C to 255°C (437°F to 491°F). Composed primarily of substituted dinuclear aromatic hydrocarbons.
310-170-0
122070-79-5
1539
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The redistillate from the fractional distillation of dephenolated and debased methylnaphthalene oil obtained from bituminous coal high temperature tar and pyrolysis residual oils boiling in the approximate range of 220°C to 230°C (428°F to 446°F). It consists predominantly of unsubstituted and substituted dinuclear aromatic hydrocarbons.
295-329-1
91995-66-3
1539
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The aqueous extract produced by an acidic wash of alkali-washed carbolic oil. Composed primarily of acid salts of various aromatic nitrogen bases including pyridine, quinoline and their alkyl derivatives.
292-622-6
90640-99-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The aqueous extract produced by an acidic wash of alkali-washed napthalene oil. Composed primarily of acid salts of various aromatic nitrogen bases including pyridine, quinoline and their alkyl derivatives.
292-623-1
90641-00-2
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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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
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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
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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 the redistillation of the distillate of high temperature coal tar (tar acid and tar base free). It consists predominantly of unsubstituted and substituted mononuclear aromatic hydrocarbons boiling in the range of 85°C-195°C (185°F-383°F).
309-868-8
101316-63-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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An acid sludge by-product of the sulphuric acid refining of crude high temperature coal. Composed primarily of sulfuric acid and organic compounds.
298-725-2
93821-38-6
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The redistillate from the distillate, freed of tar acids and tar bases, from bituminous coal high temperature tar boiling in the approximate range of 90°C to 160°C (194°F to 320°F). It consists predominantly of benzene, toluene and xylenes.
295-323-9
91995-61-8
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The residue from toluene extraction of dried brown coal.
294-285-0
91697-23-3
621
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from the base-free fraction from the distillation of coal tar, boiling in the range of approximately 250°C to 280°C (482°F to 536°F). It consists predominantly of biphenyl and isomeric dimethylnaphthalenes.
310-189-4
122384-77-4
1540
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons from the base-free fraction from the distillation of coal tar, boiling in the range of approximately 250°C to 280°C (482°F to 536°F). It consists predominantly of biphenyl and isomeric dimethylnaphthalenes.
310-189-4
122384-77-4
1210
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Not permitted if substance contains > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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The oil resulting from the acid washing of alkali-washed carbolic oil to remove the minor amounts of basic compounds (tar bases). Composed primarily of indene, indan and alkylbenzenes.
292-624-7
90641-01-3
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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309-867-2
101316-62-5
1539
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The first fraction from the distillation of aromatic hydrocarbons, coumarone, naphthalene and indene rich prefractionator bottoms or washed carbolic oil boiling substantially below 145°C (293°F). Composed primarily of C7 and C8 aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons.
292-625-2
90641-02-4
1539
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The distillate from aromatic hydrocarbons, coumarone, naphthalene and indene rich prefractionator bottoms or washed carbolic oils, having an approximate boiling range of 155°C to 180°C (311°F to 356°F). Composed primarily of indene, indan and trimethylbenzenes.
292-626-8
90641-03-5
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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The residue from low temperature coal tar oils after an alkaline wash, such as aqueous sodium hydroxide, to remove crude coal tar acids. Composed primarily of hydrocarbons and aromatic nitrogen bases.
310-191-5
122384-78-5
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 distillate from alkali-washed naphthalene oil having an approximate distillation range of 180°C to 220°C (356°F to 428°F). Composed primarily of naphthalene, alkylbenzenes, indene and indan.
292-627-3
90641-04-6
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 residue from the distillation of alkali-washed naphthalene oil having an approximate distillation range of 220°C to 300°C (428°F to 572°F). Composed primarily of naphthalene, alkylnaphthalenes and aromatic nitrogen bases.
292-628-9
90641-05-7
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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