cosmetics-colorant

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex IV - Allowed Colorants

EU. Allowed Colorants: Annex IV, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as corrected by Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/850, 17 June 2021

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 01 March 2024. Database contains 309 unique substances/entries.
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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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212-728-8
860-22-0
99
73015
Blue
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 132)
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98
All cosmetic products
Details
207-586-9
482-89-3
98
73000
Blue
All cosmetic products
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97
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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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
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96
All cosmetic products
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204-980-2
130-20-1
96
69825
Blue
All cosmetic products
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95
All cosmetic products
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201-375-5
81-77-6
95
69800
Blue
All cosmetic products
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224-460-9
4368-56-3
94
62045
Blue
Rinse-off products
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94
Rinse-off products
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224-748-4
4474-24-2
93
61585
Blue
Rinse-off products
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93
Rinse-off products
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92
All cosmetic products
Details
224-546-6
4403-90-1
92
61570
Green
All cosmetic products
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91
All cosmetic products
Details
204-909-5
128-80-3
91
61565
Green
All cosmetic products
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
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90
All cosmetic products except those applied to mucous membranes
Not to be used in products applied to mucous membranes
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9
All cosmetic products
Details
220-562-2
2814-77-9
9
12085
Red
All cosmetic products
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89
All cosmetic products
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201-353-5
81-48-1
89
60725
Violet
All cosmetic products
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88
Rinse-off products
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242-939-0
19286-75-0
88
60724
Violet
Rinse-off products
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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
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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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86
All cosmetic products
Details
200-782-5
72-48-0
86
58000
Red
All cosmetic products
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85
Rinse-off products
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228-767-9
6358-30-1
85
51319
Violet
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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83
Rinse-off products
Details
614-430-7
6837-46-3
83
50325
Violet
Rinse-off products
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305-897-5
95193-83-2
82
47005
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 104)
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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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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
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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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240-474-8
16423-68-0
80
45430
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 127)
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8
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
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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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242-355-6
18472-87-2
79
45410
Red
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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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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229-225-4
6441-77-6
78
45405
Red
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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77
All cosmetic products except lip products
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246-308-0
24545-86-6
77
45396
Orange
Lip products
Only in free acid form, when used in lip products
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246-308-0
24545-86-6
77
45396
Orange
All cosmetic products except lip products
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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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