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 12 April 2024. Database contains 309 unique substances/entries.
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Substance Identification Conditions  
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)
Details
219-163-6
2379-74-0
100
73360
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
226-750-0
5462-29-3
101
73385
Violet
All cosmetic products
Details
213-879-2
1047-16-1
102
73900
Violet
Rinse-off products
Details
213-561-3
980-26-7
103
73915
Red
Rinse-off products
Details
209-378-3
574-93-6
104
74100
Blue
Rinse-off products
Details
205-685-1
147-14-8
105
74160
Blue
All cosmetic products
Details
215-537-8
1330-38-7
106
74180
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
248-708-0
27876-94-4
108
75100
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Details
215-735-4
1393-63-1
109
75120
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160b)
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Bixa orellana, Bixaceae.
289-561-2
89957-43-7
109
75120
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160b)
Details
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
214-171-6
1107-26-2
111
75130
Orange
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 160a)
Details
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3763-55-1
112
75135
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Details
200-799-8
73-40-5
113
75170
White
All cosmetic products
Details
207-280-5
458-37-7
114
75300
Yellow
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 100)
Details
215-023-3
1260-17-9
115
75470
Red
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 120)
Details
234-242-5
11006-34-1
116
75810
Green
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 140, E 141)
Details
231-072-3
7429-90-5
117
77000
White
All cosmetic products
Purity criteria as set out in Commission Directive 95/45/EC (E 173)
Details
215-573-4
1332-73-6
118
77002
White
All cosmetic products
Details
A colloidal clay. Consists primarily of montmorillonite.
215-108-5
1302-78-9
119
77004
White
All cosmetic products
Details
215-111-1
1302-83-6
120
77007
Blue
All cosmetic products
Details
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121
77015
Red
All cosmetic products
Details
231-784-4
7727-43-7
122
77120
White
All cosmetic products
Details

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