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 22 February 2024. Database contains 309 unique substances/entries.
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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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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
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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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All cosmetic products
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