Traces - Impurities

image for microbiogical enumeration testTrace and impurities determination of regulated substances listed in the annexes of EC/1223/2009.

Traces and impurities are defined as the non-intended presence of a small quantity of a prohibited substance, which is technically unavoidable in good manufacturing practice, shall be permitted provided that such presence is in conformity with product safety.

Annex II
Substances prohibited in cosmetic products Heavy Metals in traces: Arsenic (As), Lead (Pb), Chromium (Cr), Cadmium (Cd), Cobalt (Co), Nickel (Ni) Impurities of Residual Solvents ( Class1): , Benzene , Carbon tetrachloride , Dichloroethanes (ethylene chlorides) , e.g. 1,2-Dichloroethane , 1,1,2-Trichloroethane 1.4, Dioxane, Benzo[def]chrysene (benzo[a]pyrene, ) Acrylamide

Annex III
Substances which cosmetic products must not contain except subject to the restrictions. Allergen compounds (26) Traces of Hydrogen Peroxide, Fluoride

Annex IV
Colorants allowed

Annex V
Preservatives allowed Formaldehyde in traces

Annex VI
UV filters allowed

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