cosmetics-restricted-subs

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

EU. Restricted Substances: Annex III, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2021/1099, 6 July 2021

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

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Last updated 28 October 2021. Database contains 637 unique substances/entries.
Substance Name EC No. CAS No. Ref No. Restrictions  
Product type, body parts Maximum Threshold Restriction(s)
215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Depilatories
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
General use products for straightening hair
2 %
For general use
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Professional use products for straightening hair
4.5 %
For professional use
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Cosmetic products other than nail cuticle, straightening hair products, and depilatories
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15d
Callosity softener/remover
1.5 %
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215-181-3
1310-58-3
15a
Nail cuticle products
5 %
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