cosmetics-colorant

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex IV - Allowed Colorants

EU. Allowed Colorants: Annex IV, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation 2019/681/EU, 2 May 2019

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.

Last updated 06 May 2021. Database contains 308 unique substances/entries.
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240-299-7
16143-80-9
1
10006
Green
Rinse-off products
Details
243-010-2
19381-50-1
2
10020
Green
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
212-690-2
846-70-8
3
10316
Yellow
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
Details
219-730-8
2512-29-0
4
11680
Yellow
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
229-355-1
6486-23-3
5
11710
Yellow
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
228-901-6
6371-96-6
6
11725
Orange
Rinse-off products
Details
218-131-9
2051-85-6
7
11920
Orange
All cosmetic products
Details
229-439-8
6535-42-8
8
12010
Red
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
220-562-2
2814-77-9
9
12085
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
219-372-2
2425-85-6
10
12120
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
229-440-3
6535-46-2
11
12370
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
229-315-3
6471-51-8
12
12420
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
229-106-7
6410-40-8
13
12480
Brown
Rinse-off products
Details
229-107-2
6410-41-9
14
12490
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
224-330-1
4314-14-1
15
12700
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Details
220-293-0
2706-28-7
16
13015
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Details
208-924-8
547-57-9
17
14270
Orange
All cosmetic products
Details
224-909-9
4548-53-2
18
14700
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
222-657-4
3567-69-9
19
14720
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 122)
Details
221-856-3
3257-28-1
20
14815
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
211-199-0
633-96-5
21
15510
Orange
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
Details
227-456-5
5850-80-6
22
15525
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
227-459-1
5850-87-3
23
15580
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
216-760-3
1658-56-6
24
15620
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
214-998-2
1248-18-6
25
15630
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
228-899-7
6371-76-2
26
15800
Red
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
226-109-5
5858-81-1
27
15850
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 180)
Details
222-642-2
3564-21-4
28
15865
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
229-142-3
6417-83-0
29
15880
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
219-073-7
2347-72-0
30
15980
Orange
All cosmetic products
Details
220-491-7
2783-94-0
31
15985
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 110)
Details
247-368-0
25956-17-6
32
16035
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 129)
Details
213-022-2
915-67-3
33
16185
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 123)
Details
217-705-6
1936-15-8
34
16230
Orange
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
220-036-2
2611-82-7
35
16255
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 124)
Details
227-454-4
5850-44-2
36
16290
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
222-656-9
3567-66-6
37
17200
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
223-098-9
3734-67-6
38
18050
Red
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes; Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 128)
Details
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10236-37-0
39
18130
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
227-022-5
5601-29-6
40
18690
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Details
229-051-9
6408-26-0
41
18736
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
228-808-0
6359-82-6
42
18820
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Details
228-819-0
6359-98-4
43
18965
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Details
217-699-5
1934-21-0
44
19140
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 102)
Details
227-783-3
5979-28-2
45
20040
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
Details
213-903-1
1064-48-8
46
20470
Black
Rinse-off products
Details
225-822-9
5102-83-0
47
21100
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
Details
226-939-8
5567-15-7
48
21108
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
Details
229-754-0
6706-82-7
49
21230
Yellow
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
236-531-1
13421-53-9
50
24790
Red
Rinse-off products
Details

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