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Fragrance Chemicals on the EU Annex ii: Chemicals prohibited from cosmetics in the EU

Fragrance Chemicals of Concern Present on the IFRA List 2015

Fragrance Chemicals on the EU Annex ii: Chemicals prohibited from cosmetics in the EU

Additional fragrance chemicals of concern present on IFRA List 2015:

  • Assigned the pictogram GHS08 “Health Hazard” by UN GHS. Click here.
  • Assigned the pictogram GHS06  “Skull and Crossbones” by UN GHS. Click here.
  • Assigned the signal word “Warning” by UN GHS. Click here.
  • Assigned the signal word “Danger” by UN GHS. Click here.
  • On the European Union Endocrine Disruptors Priority List. Click here.
  • On the Canadian Cosmetic Ingredient HotList – chemicals prohibited & restricted for use in cosmetics in Canada. Click here.
  • On the Washington State List of Chemicals of High Concern to Children. Click here.
  • On the California Proposition 65, carcinogens and reproductive toxicants. Click here.
  • Classified as carcinogens by the IARC Monographs, Volumes 1–113. Click here.
  • Found in the National Toxicology Program 13th Report on Carcinogens. Click here.
  • On the California Department of Toxic Substances Control Candidate Chemical List. Click here.
  • On the European Union Substances of Very High Concern List. Click here.
  • On the ChemSec SIN List. Click here.

This data is included in Women’s Voices for the Earth’s report: Unpacking the Fragrance Industry. Please cite accordingly.

CAS # Chemical name
108-95-2 Phenol
111-46-6 Diethylene glycol (DEG); 2,2′-oxydiethanol for traces level, see Annex III
111-77-3 2-(2-Methoxyethoxy)ethanol (Diethylene glycol monomethyl ether; DEGME)
128-80-3 1,4-bis(p-Tolylamino)anthraquinone (Solvent Green 3; CI 61565) when used as a substance in hair dye products
25154-52-3 Nonylphenol [1]
4548-53-2 Disodium 3-[(2,4-dimethyl-5-sulphonatophenyl)azo]-4-hydroxynaphthalene-1-sulphonate (Ponceaux SX; CI 14700) when used as a substance in hair dye products
64742-14-9 Distillates (petroleum), acid-treated light, 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
64742-46-7 Distillates (petroleum), hydrotreated middle, 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
64742-52-5 Distillates (petroleum), hydrotreated heavy naphthenic, if they contain > 3% w/w DMSO extract
6535-42-8 4-[(4-Ethoxyphenyl)azo]naphthol (Solvent Red 3; CI 12010) and its salts, when used as a substance in hair dye products
6706-82-7 2,2′-[Cyclohexylidenebis[(2-methyl-4,1-phenylene)azo]]bis[4-cyclohexylphenol] (Solvent Yellow 29; CI 21230) when used as a substance in hair dye products
8007-00-9 Peru balsam (INCI name: Myroxylon pereirae), when used as a fragrance ingredient
84852-15-3 4-Nonylphenol, branched [2]
91-20-3 Naphthalene
98-29-3 4-tert-Butylpyrocatechol