Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex IV - Allowed Colorants

This list contains coloring agents allowed for use in cosmetic products marketed in the European Union. The list indicates the approved fields for application, including whether or not the colorant is permitted for use in products applied near the eye or on mucous membranes, or in products intended to come in contact with the skin.

Annatto tree, ext.

Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Bixa orellana, Bixaceae. ecnumber: 289-561-2 casnumber: 89957-43-7
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Substance Identification Colour Index (CI) Number
Conditions Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160b)