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) 2020/1683, 13 November 2020

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 02 March 2021. Database contains 622 unique substances/entries.
Substance Name EC No. CAS No. Ref No. Restrictions  
Product type, body parts Maximum Threshold Restriction(s)
202-859-9
100-51-6
45
All cosmetic products except fragrances
For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product
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202-859-9
100-51-6
45
Fragrances
For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product
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, 0.01% in rinse-off products
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