cosmetics-restricted-subs

EU. Cosmetics Regulation, Annex III, Restricted Substances

This list contains substances whose use in cosmetic products in the EU is banned except under certain conditions as indicated in the annex. The list specifies the field of application or use, maximum allowable concentration limits in finished products, and any additional limitations.

Last updated 13 juli 2020. Database contains 604 unique substances/entries.
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227-813-5
5989-27-5
88
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Peroxide value less than 20 mmoles/L
Details
254-663-8
39872-57-6
159
All cosmetic products
0.02 %
Details
245-842-1
23726-91-2
158
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
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245-842-1
23726-91-2
158
Oral products
Details
246-430-4
24720-09-0
163
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
Details
246-430-4
24720-09-0
163
Oral products
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227-815-6
5989-54-8
167
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 20 mmoles/L
Details
245-843-7
23726-92-3
162
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
Details
245-843-7
23726-92-3
162
Oral products
Details
245-845-8
23726-94-5
157
Oral products
Details
245-845-8
23726-94-5
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
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203-375-0;247-737-6
106-22-9;26489-01-0
86
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
203-375-0;247-737-6
106-22-9;26489-01-0
86
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
239-360-0
15323-35-0
134
Leave-on products
2 %
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239-360-0
15323-35-0
134
Rinse-off products
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202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Rinse-off products
0.001 %
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202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Fine fragrance
0.01 %
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202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Eau de toilette
0.004 %
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202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Fragrance cream
0.002 %
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202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Leave-on products other than fine fragrance, eau de toilette, and fragrance cream products
0.0002 %
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202-223-0
93-15-2
102
Oral products
0.0002 %
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203-585-2
108-46-3
22
Cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
For professional use only
Details
203-585-2
108-46-3
22
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
Details
203-585-2
108-46-3
22
Hair lotions and shampoos
0.5 %
Details
210-155-8
608-25-3
243
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
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210-155-8
608-25-3
243
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.8 %
Details
210-155-8
608-25-3
243
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to eyelashes must not exceed 1.25 %
For professional use only
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202-462-0
95-88-5
199
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 2.5 %
Details
239-579-1
15534-95-9
44
Nail products
2 %
Details
239-579-1
15534-95-9
44
Hair products
2 %
Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)
Details
679-526-3
337906-36-2
292
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.8 % (calculated as free base)
Details
638-749-6
337906-37-3
292
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.8 % (calculated as free base)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
3.6 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 3.6 % (calculated as sulfate salt)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
General use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For general use
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
202-442-1
95-70-5
9a
Professional use hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
2 %
For professional use only
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 2.0 % (calculated as free base)
Details
680-610-7
95576-89-9
250
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.0 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
680-610-7
95576-89-9
250
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
2 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
204-922-6
128-95-0
265
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Impurity of Disperse Red 15 in Disperse Violet 1 for hair dye formulations should be < 1% (w/w)
Details
416-940-3
109023-83-8
231
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.1 %
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
201-134-4
78-70-6
84
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
205-341-0
138-86-3
168
All cosmetic products
Peroxide value less than 20 mmoles/L
Details
251-632-0
33673-71-1
164
All cosmetic products
0.02 %
Details
620-558-4
43052-87-5
157
Oral products
Details
620-558-4
43052-87-5
157
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
Details
260-709-8
57378-68-4
161
Oral products
Details
260-709-8
57378-68-4
161
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
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275-156-8
71048-82-3
165
Cosmetic products other than oral products
0.02 %
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