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 04 August 2021. Database contains 308 unique substances/entries.
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228-783-6
6358-69-6
87
59040
Green
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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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
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228-901-6
6371-96-6
6
11725
Orange
Rinse-off products
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246-308-0
24545-86-6
77
45396
Orange
Lip products
Only in free acid form, when used in lip products
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246-308-0
24545-86-6
77
45396
Orange
All cosmetic products except lip products
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209-876-0
596-03-2
75
45370
Orange
All cosmetic products
Not more than 1% 2-(6-hydroxy-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid; Not more than 2 % 2-(bromo-6-hydroxy-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid
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218-131-9
2051-85-6
7
11920
Orange
All cosmetic products
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1962-15-8
56
40820
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160e)
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215-735-4
1393-63-1
109
75120
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160b)
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This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 40215.
215-397-8
1325-54-8
54
40215
Orange
Rinse-off products
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230-636-6
7235-40-7
55
40800
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160a)
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224-597-4
4424-06-0
97
71105
Orange
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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208-187-2
514-78-3
58
40850
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 161g)
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214-171-6
1107-26-2
111
75130
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160a)
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219-073-7
2347-72-0
30
15980
Orange
All cosmetic products
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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
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214-173-7
1109-11-1
57
40825
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160f)
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215-721-8
1345-25-1
134
77489
Orange
All cosmetic products
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207-364-1
465-42-9
147
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160c)
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207-425-2
470-38-2
147
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160c)
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208-924-8
547-57-9
17
14270
Orange
All cosmetic products
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211-199-0
633-96-5
21
15510
Orange
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
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200-782-5
72-48-0
86
58000
Red
All cosmetic products
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201-638-4
85-86-9
51
26100
Red
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes; Purity criteria: aniline <= 0.2%, 2-naphtol <= 0.2%, 4-aminoazobenzene <= 0.1%, 1-(phenylazo)-2-naphtol <=3%, 1-[2-(phenylazo) phenylazo]-2-napthalenol <= 2%
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220-562-2
2814-77-9
9
12085
Red
All cosmetic products
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219-372-2
2425-85-6
10
12120
Red
Rinse-off products
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10236-37-0
39
18130
Red
Rinse-off products
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242-355-6
18472-87-2
79
45410
Red
All cosmetic products
Not more than 1% 2-(6-hydroxy-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid; Not more than 2 % 2-(bromo-6-hydroxy-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid
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229-440-3
6535-46-2
11
12370
Red
Rinse-off products
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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
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213-561-3
980-26-7
103
73915
Red
Rinse-off products
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219-163-6
2379-74-0
100
73360
Red
All cosmetic products
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-
121
77015
Red
All cosmetic products
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227-459-1
5850-87-3
23
15580
Red
All cosmetic products
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231-628-5
7659-95-2
148
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 162)
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229-142-3
6417-83-0
29
15880
Red
All cosmetic products
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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
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227-456-5
5850-80-6
22
15525
Red
All cosmetic products
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215-023-3
1260-17-9
115
75470
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 120)
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208-438-6
528-58-5
149
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 163)
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208-437-0
528-53-0
149
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 163)
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229-225-4
6441-77-6
78
45405
Red
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products; Not more than 1% 2-(6-hydroxy-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid; Not more than 2 % 2-(bromo-6-hydroxy-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid
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241-409-6
17372-87-1
76
45380
Red
All cosmetic products
Not more than 1% 2-(6-hydroxy-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid; Not more than 2 % 2-(bromo-6-hydroxy-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid
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240-474-8
16423-68-0
80
45430
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 127)
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224-909-9
4548-53-2
18
14700
Red
All cosmetic products
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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)
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236-531-1
13421-53-9
50
24790
Red
Rinse-off products
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222-642-2
3564-21-4
28
15865
Red
All cosmetic products
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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)
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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)
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