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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106
Rinse-off products
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41
Rinse-off products
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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
Details
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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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231-131-3
7440-22-4
142
77820
White
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 174)
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224-460-9
4368-56-3
94
62045
Blue
Rinse-off products
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214-998-2
1248-18-6
25
15630
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
224-748-4
4474-24-2
93
61585
Blue
Rinse-off products
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208-924-8
547-57-9
17
14270
Orange
All cosmetic products
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228-808-0
6359-82-6
42
18820
Yellow
Rinse-off products
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211-199-0
633-96-5
21
15510
Orange
All cosmetic products except eye products
Not to be used in eye products
Details
216-760-3
1658-56-6
24
15620
Red
Rinse-off products
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
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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
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213-903-1
1064-48-8
46
20470
Black
Rinse-off products
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240-299-7
16143-80-9
1
10006
Green
Rinse-off products
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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
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219-746-5
2519-30-4
53
28440
Black
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 151)
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218-326-9
2118-39-0
52
27755
Black
All cosmetic products
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227-454-4
5850-44-2
36
16290
Red
All cosmetic products
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236-675-5
13463-67-7
143
77891
White
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 171)
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10236-39-2
141
77745
Red
All cosmetic products
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