A Cosmetic Ingredient Listing and ASEAN Handbook of Cosmetic Ingredient

List of Substances Which Must Not Form
Part of The Composition of Cosmetic Products

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No. Substance Country
1 Aminophylline Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
2 Androgenic, oestrogenic and progestational substances, the following :
Benzoestrol;Derivatives of stilbenes, dibenzyl or naphthalene with oestrogen activity; their esters; their ethers; their saltsSteroid compounds with androgenic or oestrogenic or progestational activity; their esters; their ethers; their salts
Sex hormones – androgenic, oestrogenic and progestational –natural or synthetic, the following:


Derivatives of stilbenes or napthalene with oestrogenic activity; their esters;

Steroid compounds with androgenic, oestrogenic or progestational activity; their esters

Brunei, Malaysia
3 Azelaic acid Thailand, Malaysia
4 Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) Indonesia, Thailand
5 Hormones Thailand
6 Methylene chloride or dichloromethane Thailand, Phillipines
7 Silver and its derivatives except for use as colorants in nail polish Indonesia
8 Sodium peroxide Thailand
9 Theophylline Malaysia, Singapore
10 Thorium and its compounds Indonesia
11 Tranexamic acid Brunei, Malaysia