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 16 December 2020. Database contains 308 unique substances/entries.
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Substance Identification Conditions  
This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 47000.
232-318-2
8003-22-3
81
47000
Yellow
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
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%
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
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
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
229-439-8
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
with ≥ 0.1% of Michler's ketone (EC No. 202-027-5) or Michler's base (EC No. 202-959-2)
219-943-6
2580-56-5
69
44045
Blue
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
204-934-1
129-17-9
59
42045
Blue
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
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
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
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
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
229-390-2
6505-30-2
68
42735
Blue
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
81
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
34
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
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%
Details
-
-
87
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
49
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
5
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
4
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
26
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
66
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
153
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
8
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
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)
Details
-
-
69
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
68
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
90
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
97
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
2
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
59
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
602-053-0
12220-24-5
153
Red
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
224-618-7
4430-18-6
90
60730
Violet
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
616-852-7
8005-03-6
84
50420
Black
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
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
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
246-308-0
24545-86-6
77
45396
Orange
Lip products
Only in free acid form, when used in lip products
Details
219-372-2
2425-85-6
10
12120
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
242-939-0
19286-75-0
88
60724
Violet
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
224-330-1
4314-14-1
15
12700
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Details
-
10236-37-0
39
18130
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
228-901-6
6371-96-6
6
11725
Orange
Rinse-off products
Details
209-378-3
574-93-6
104
74100
Blue
Rinse-off products
Details
229-440-3
6535-46-2
11
12370
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
229-106-7
6410-40-8
13
12480
Brown
Rinse-off products
Details
221-831-7
3248-91-7
67
42520
Violet
Rinse-off products
Details
213-561-3
980-26-7
103
73915
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
213-879-2
1047-16-1
102
73900
Violet
Rinse-off products
Details

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