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Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex IV - Allowed Colorants

EU. Allowed Colorants: Annex IV, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as corrected by Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/850, 17 June 2021

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 17 September 2021. Database contains 308 unique substances/entries.
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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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-
27
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 180)
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222-642-2
3564-21-4
28
15865
Red
All cosmetic products
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-
-
28
All cosmetic products
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229-142-3
6417-83-0
29
15880
Red
All cosmetic products
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-
-
29
All cosmetic products
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212-690-2
846-70-8
3
10316
Yellow
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
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-
-
3
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
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219-073-7
2347-72-0
30
15980
Orange
All cosmetic products
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-
30
All cosmetic products
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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)
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-
-
31
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 110)
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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)
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-
-
32
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 129)
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-
-
33
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 123)
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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)
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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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-
-
34
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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-
-
35
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 124)
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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)
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-
-
36
All cosmetic products
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227-454-4
5850-44-2
36
16290
Red
All cosmetic products
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222-656-9
3567-66-6
37
17200
Red
All cosmetic products
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-
-
37
All cosmetic products
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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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-
-
38
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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-
10236-37-0
39
18130
Red
Rinse-off products
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-
-
39
Rinse-off products
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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
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-
-
4
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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227-022-5
5601-29-6
40
18690
Yellow
Rinse-off products
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-
-
40
Rinse-off products
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229-051-9
6408-26-0
41
18736
Red
Rinse-off products
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-
-
41
Rinse-off products
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-
-
42
Rinse-off products
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228-808-0
6359-82-6
42
18820
Yellow
Rinse-off products
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228-819-0
6359-98-4
43
18965
Yellow
All cosmetic products
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-
43
All cosmetic products
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-
-
44
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 102)
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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)
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227-783-3
5979-28-2
45
20040
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
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-
45
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
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-
-
46
Rinse-off products
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213-903-1
1064-48-8
46
20470
Black
Rinse-off products
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225-822-9
5102-83-0
47
21100
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
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-
47
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
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226-939-8
5567-15-7
48
21108
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
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-
48
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
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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
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-
-
49
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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