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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Substance Identification Conditions  
207-949-1
502-65-8
110
75125
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160d)
Details
208-915-9
546-93-0
139
77713
White
All cosmetic products
Details
209-150-3
557-04-0
150
White
All cosmetic products
Details
208-272-4
519-62-0
116
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 140, E 141)
Details
207-536-6
479-61-8
116
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 140, E 141)
Details
211-403-8
643-84-5
149
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 163)
Details
230-248-7
6983-79-5
109
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160b)
Details
227-783-3
5979-28-2
45
20040
Yellow
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
Details
229-315-3
6471-51-8
12
12420
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
229-107-2
6410-41-9
14
12490
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
A colloidal clay. Consists primarily of montmorillonite.
215-108-5
1302-78-9
119
77004
White
All cosmetic products
Details
207-364-1
465-42-9
147
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160c)
Details
207-425-2
470-38-2
147
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160c)
Details
205-127-7
134-04-3
149
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 163)
Details
205-125-6
134-01-0
149
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 163)
Details
215-849-4
1429-30-7
149
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 163)
Details
200-972-8
76-60-8
152
Green
Rinse-off products
Details
200-971-2
76-59-5
151
Blue
Rinse-off products
Details
This substance is identified in the Colour Index by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 74260.
215-524-7
1328-53-6
107
74260
Green
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
Details
201-507-1
83-88-5
145
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 101)
Details
204-988-6
130-40-5
145
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 101)
Details
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-
112
All cosmetic products
Details
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-
86
All cosmetic products
Details
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36
All cosmetic products
Details
-
-
81
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
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34
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
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91
All cosmetic products
Details
-
-
53
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 151)
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
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10
Rinse-off products
Details
-
-
94
Rinse-off products
Details
-
-
88
Rinse-off products
Details
-
-
89
All cosmetic products
Details
-
-
87
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
-
18
All cosmetic products
Details
-
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24
Rinse-off products
Details
-
-
20
All cosmetic products
Details
-
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47
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
Details
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48
Rinse-off products
Maximum 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent is 5 ppm
Details
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49
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
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15
Rinse-off products
Details
-
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39
Rinse-off products
Details
-
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46
Rinse-off products
Details
-
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98
All cosmetic products
Details
-
-
99
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 132)
Details
-
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5
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
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6
Rinse-off products
Details
-
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4
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details
-
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113
All cosmetic products
Details
-
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26
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
Details

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