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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 25 februari 2021. Database contains 2442 unique substances/entries.
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200-666-4
67-72-1
197
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200-733-8
70-30-4
371
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212-057-0
757-58-4
316
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211-851-4
700-82-3
1135
Fragrance ingredient
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418-350-1
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1066
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200-249-7
55-97-0
124
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211-653-8
680-31-9
748
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209-731-1
591-78-6
1074
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203-777-6
110-54-3
999
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206-618-9
358-52-1
115
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204-233-0
118-08-1
199
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229-533-9
6592-85-4
199
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200
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206-114-9
302-01-2
201
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236-476-3
13393-93-6
440
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The oil obtained from the heat treatment of a polyethylene/polypropylene mixture with coal tar pitch or aromatic oils. It consists predominantly of benzene and its homologs boiling in a range of approximately 70°C to 120°C (158°F to 248°F).
309-745-9
100801-63-6
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 oil obtained from the heat treatment of polyethylene with coal tar pitch or aromatic oils. It consists predominantly of benzene and its homologs boiling in a range of 70°C to 120°C (158°F to 248°F).
309-748-5
100801-65-8
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 oil obtained from the heat treatment of polystyrene with coal tar pitch or aromatic oils. It consists predominantly of benzene and its homologs boiling in a range of approximately 70°C to 210°C (158°F to 410°F).
309-749-0
100801-66-9
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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A complex combination of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C3 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 164°C to minus 42°C (-263°F to -44°F).
271-259-7
68527-16-2
556
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by thermal cracking and absorber operations and by distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C4 and boiling in the range of approximately minus 164°C to minus 0.5°C (-263°F to 31°F).
271-032-2
68514-31-8
553
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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271-261-8
68527-19-5
557
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting hydrocarbon gases to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C1 through C4 and boiling in the range of approximately -164°C to -0.5°C(-263°F to 31°F).
271-038-5
68514-36-3
554
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by extraction of the aromatics from a light naphthenic distillate having a viscosity of 2.2cSt at 40°C (104°F). It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C11 through C17 and boiling in the range of approximately 200°C to 300°C (392°F to 572°F).
307-757-9
97722-08-2
888
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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 first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the treatment of heavy paraffins with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C12 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 230°C to 350°C (446°F to 662°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 2cSt at 100°C (212°F).
307-660-1
97675-86-0
887
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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 extraction of the aromatics from a light naphthenic distillate having a viscosity of 9.5cSt at 40°C (104°F). It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C13 through C27 and boiling in the range of approximately 240°C to 400°C (464°F to 752°F).
307-758-4
97722-09-3
846
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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305-971-7
95371-04-3
837
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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 extraction of the aromatics from a light naphthenic distillate having a viscosity of 16cSt at 40°C (104°F). It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C14 through C29 and boiling in the range of approximately 250°C to 425°C (482°F to 797°F).
307-760-5
97722-10-6
847
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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 first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the treatment of a middle distillate with hydrogen. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 290°C to 350°C (554°F to 662°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 2cSt at 100°C (212°F).
307-659-6
97675-85-9
886
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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 solvent dewaxing of a distillation residue from a hydrocracked paraffinic distillate. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C16 through C20 and boiling in the range of approximately 360°C to 500°C (680°F to 932°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 4.5cSt at approximately 100°C (212°F).
307-662-2
97675-88-2
1125
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305-972-2
95371-05-4
838
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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308-132-3
97862-82-3
851
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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 first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the treatment of a solvent-deasphalted short residue with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C17 through C30 and boiling in the range of approximately 300°C to 400°C (572°F to 752°F). It produces a finished oil having a viscosity of 4cSt at approximately 100°C (212°F).
307-661-7
97675-87-1
844
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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 first runnings from the vacuum distillation of effluents from the catalytic hydrotreatment of a solvent deasphalted short residue having a viscosity of 8cSt at approximately 100°C (212°F). It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C17 through C40 and boiling in the range of approximately 300°C to 500°C (592°F to 932°F).
307-755-8
97722-06-0
845
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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271-734-9
68606-25-7
561
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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270-689-2
68476-49-3
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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270-689-2
68476-49-3
490
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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270-687-1
68476-47-1
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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300-257-1
93924-61-9
832
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by treating dewaxed heavy paraffinic distillate with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50.
292-617-9
90640-95-2
803
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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308-289-8
97926-70-0
854
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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 solvent extraction from a naphthenic distillate having a viscosity of 27cSt at 100°C (212°F). It consists predominantly of aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C26 through C55 and boiling in the range of approximately 395°C to 640°C (743°F to 1184°F).
307-753-7
97722-04-8
985
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308-131-8
97862-81-2
850
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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308-290-3
97926-71-1
855
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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308-287-7
97926-68-6
853
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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308-133-9
97862-83-4
852
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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271-735-4
68606-26-8
562
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillations of products from a catalytic cracking process. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C11 and boiling in a range approximately up to 204°C(400°F).
270-686-6
68476-46-0
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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270-681-9
68476-40-4
488
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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270-681-9
68476-40-4
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 produced by distillation and condensation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C3 through C5, predominantly C3 through C4.
270-990-9
68512-91-4
545
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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