Watch-out database

Be curious, be aware, be cautious of …

Here you can find an overview on newly restricted and banned ingredients. As soon as their status changes, our Watch-out Database chart will display it.

The Database shows:

  • INCI (International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients), the name of substance
  • CAS, a numerical code that allows the identification of the substance
  • Action needed, where you can read more information about the restriction or ban as well as what you need to do as a manufacturer
  • Application date of the ban or restriction
  • Additional information
  • Category of the substance, which can be CMR substance, potential endocrine disruptor, fragrance ingredient, UV filter…

You can consult all prohibited, restricted, allowed substances in the Annexes of the EU Cosmetics Regulation.

⚡ … Restricted ingredient
‼️ … Banned ingredient