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 skin.

Last updated 23 November 2020. Database contains 308 unique substances/entries.
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Red
All cosmetic products
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9
All cosmetic products
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25
All cosmetic products
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37
All cosmetic products
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79
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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27
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 180)
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28
All cosmetic products
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3
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
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80
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 127)
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75
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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44
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 102)
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21
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
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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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35
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 124)
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76
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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60
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 131)
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112
All cosmetic products
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86
All cosmetic products
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36
All cosmetic products
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81
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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91
All cosmetic products
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53
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 151)
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51
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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10
Rinse-off products
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94
Rinse-off products
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88
Rinse-off products
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89
All cosmetic products
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87
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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18
All cosmetic products
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24
Rinse-off products
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20
All cosmetic products
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47
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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49
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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15
Rinse-off products
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39
Rinse-off products
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46
Rinse-off products
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98
All cosmetic products
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99
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 132)
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5
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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6
Rinse-off products
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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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113
All cosmetic products
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26
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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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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105
All cosmetic products
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104
Rinse-off products
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77
All cosmetic products except lip products
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78
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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