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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57
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160f)
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2
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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145
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 101)
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74
All cosmetic products
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70
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 142)
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59
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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71
Rinse-off products
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73
Rinse-off products
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83
Rinse-off products
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64
Rinse-off products
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65
Rinse-off products
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40
Rinse-off products
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1
Rinse-off products
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120
All cosmetic products
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110
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160d)
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116
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 140, E 141)
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149
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 163)
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109
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160b)
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45
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
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12
Rinse-off products
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14
All cosmetic products
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61
All cosmetic products
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42
Rinse-off products
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149
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 163)
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152
Rinse-off products
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151
Rinse-off products
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107
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
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145
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 101)
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93
Rinse-off products
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72
Rinse-off products
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10236-39-2
141
77745
Red
All cosmetic products
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211-189-6
632-99-5
66
42510
Violet
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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200-782-5
72-48-0
86
58000
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
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
204-909-5
128-80-3
91
61565
Green
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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242-939-0
19286-75-0
88
60724
Violet
Rinse-off products
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201-353-5
81-48-1
89
60725
Violet
All cosmetic 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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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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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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224-330-1
4314-14-1
15
12700
Yellow
Rinse-off products
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207-586-9
482-89-3
98
73000
Blue
All cosmetic products
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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
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228-901-6
6371-96-6
6
11725
Orange
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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200-799-8
73-40-5
113
75170
White
All cosmetic products
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205-685-1
147-14-8
105
74160
Blue
All cosmetic products
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