### List of Coloring Agents Allowed For Use in Cosmetic Products

ANNEX IV – PART 1

Field of Application

Column 1: Colouring agents allowed in all cosmetic products

Column 2: Colouring agents allowed in all cosmetic except those intended to be applied in the vicinity of eyes, in particular eye make-up and eye make-up remover.

Column 3: Colouring agents allowed exclusively in cosmetic products intended not to come into contact with the mucous membranes

Column 4: Colouring agents allowed exclusively in cosmetic products intended to come into contact only briefly with the skin.

Colour Index Number or Denomination |
Field of Application |
Other limitations and requirements (2) |
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Colour |
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | ||

10006 | Green | X | ||||

10020 | Green | X | ||||

10316(3) | Yellow | X | ||||

11680 | Yellow | X | ||||

11710 | Yellow | X | ||||

11725 | Orange | X | ||||

11920 | Orange | X | ||||

12010 | Red | X |

(1) Lakes or salts of these colouring agents using substances not prohibited under Annex II or not excluded under Anne V from the scope of this Directive are equally allowed.

(2) Colouring agents whose number is preceded by the letter “E” in accordance with the EEC Directive of 1962 concerning foodstuffs and colouring matters must fulfill the purity requirements laid down in those Directives. They continue to be subject to the general criteria set out in Annex III to the 1962 Directive concerning colouring matters where the letter “E” has been deleted therefrom.

(3) The insoluble barium. Strontium and zirconium lakes, salts and pigments of these colouring agents shall also be permitted. They must pass the test for insolubility which will be determined by the procedure laid down in Article 8.

Colour Index Number or Denomination |
Field of Application |
Other limitations and requirements (2) |
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Colour |
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | ||

12085(3) | Red | X | 3% max, concentration in the finished products | |||

12120 | Red | X | ||||

12150 | Red | X | ||||

12370 | Red | X | ||||

12420 | Red | X | ||||

12480 | Brown | X | ||||

12490 | Red | X | ||||

12700 | Yellow | X | ||||

13015 | Yellow | X | E 105 | |||

14270 | Orange | X | E 103 | |||

14700 | Red | X | ||||

14720 | Red | X | E 122 | |||

14815 | Red | X | E125 | |||

15510 (3) | Orange | X | ||||

15525 | Red | X | ||||

15580 | Red | X | ||||

15620 | Red | X | ||||

15630 (3) | Red | X | 3% max, concentration in the finished products | |||

15800 | Red | X | ||||

15850 (3) | Red | X | ||||

15865 (3) | Red | X | ||||

15880 | Red | X | ||||

15980 | Orange | X | E111 | |||

15985 (3) | Yellow | X | E110 | |||

16035 | Red | X | ||||

16185 | Red | X | E123 | |||

16230 | Orange | X | ||||

16255 (3) | Red | X | E 124 | |||

16290 | Red | X | E 126 | |||

17200 (3) | Red | X | ||||

18050 | Red | X | ||||

18130 | Red | X | ||||

18690 | Yellow | X | ||||

18736 | Red | X | ||||

18820 | Yellow | X | ||||

18965 | Yellow | X | ||||

19140 (3) | Yellow | X | E 102 | |||

20040 | Yellow | X | Maximum 3,3′- dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent: 5 ppm | |||

20170 | Orange | X | ||||

20470 | Black | X | ||||

21100 | Yellow | X | Maximum 3,3′- dimethylbenzidine concentration in the colouring agent: 5 ppm |
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21108 | Yellow | X | Ditto | |||

21230 | Yellow | X | ||||

24790 | Red | X | ||||

26100 | Red | X |
Purity criteria aniline ≤ 0.2% 2-naphtol < 0.2 4-aminoazobenzene≤ 0.1% 1-(phenylazo)-2-naphtol ≤ 0.3% 1-[2-(phenylazo)phenylazo]-2- naphtalenol ≤ 2% |
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27290 (3) | Red | X | ||||

27755 | Black | X | E 152 | |||

28440 | Black | X | E 151 | |||

40215 | Orange | X | ||||

40800 | Orange | X | ||||

40820 | Orange | X | E 160 e | |||

40825 | Orange | X | E 160 f | |||

40850 | Orange | X | E 161 g | |||

42045 | Blue | X | ||||

42051 (3) | Blue | X | E 131 | |||

42053 | Green | X | ||||

42080 | Blue | X | ||||

42090 | Blue | X | ||||

42100 | Green | X | ||||

42170 | Green | X | ||||

42510 | Violet | X | ||||

42520 | Violet | X | 5 ppm max, concentration in the finished product | |||

42735 | Blue | X | ||||

44045 | Blue | X | ||||

44090 | Green | X | E142 | |||

45100 | Red | X | ||||

45190 | Violet | X | ||||

45220 | Red | X | ||||

45350 | Yellow | X | 6% max, concentration in the finished product | |||

45370 (3) | Orange | X |
Not more than 1% 2-(6-hydroxy-3 oxo-3H-xanthen-9yl) benzoic acid and 2% 2-(bromo-6-hydroxy-3-oxo 3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid |
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45380 (3) | Red | X | Ditto | |||

45396 | Orange | X | When used in lipstick, the colouring agent is allowed only in free acid form in a maximum concentration of 1% | |||

45405 | Red | X |
Not more than 1% 2-(6-hydroxy-3 oxo-3H-xanthen-9yl) benzoic acid and 2% 2-(bromo-6-hydroxy-3-oxo 3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid |
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45410 (3) | Red | X | Ditto | |||

45425 | Red | X | Not more than 1% 2-(6-hydroxy-3 oxo-3H-xanthen-9yl) benzoic acid and 2% 2-(bromo-6-hydroxy-3-oxo 3H-xanthen-9-yl) benzoic acid | |||

45430 (3) | Red | X | E 127,ditto | |||

47000 | Yellow | X | ||||

47005 | Yellow | X | E 104 | |||

50325 | Violet | X | ||||

50420 | Black | X | ||||

51319 | Violet | X | ||||

58000 | Red | X | ||||

59040 | Green | X | ||||

60724 | Violet | X | ||||

60725 | Violet | X | ||||

60730 | Violet | X | ||||

61565 | Green | X | ||||

61570 | Green | |||||

61585 | Blue | X | ||||

62045 | Blue | X | ||||

69800 | Blue | X | E130 | |||

69825 | Blue | X | ||||

71105 | Orange | X | ||||

73000 | Blue | X | ||||

73015 | Blue | X | ||||

73360 | Red | X | ||||

73385 | Voiolet | X | ||||

73900 | Violet | X | ||||

73915 | Red | X | ||||

74100 | Blue | X | ||||

74160 | Blue | X | ||||

74180 | Blue | X | ||||

74260 | Green | X | ||||

75100 | Yellow | X | ||||

75120 | Orange | X | E 160 b | |||

75125 | Yellow | X | E 160 d | |||

75130 | Orange | x | E 160 a | |||

75135 | Yellow | X | E 160 d | |||

75170 | White | X | ||||

75300 | Yellow | X | E 100 | |||

75470 | Red | X | E 120 | |||

75810 | Green | X | E 140 and E 141 | |||

77000 | White | X | E 173 | |||

77002 | White | X | ||||

77004 | White | X | ||||

77007 | White | X | ||||

77015 | Red | X | ||||

77120 | White | X | ||||

77163 | White | X | ||||

77220 | White | X | E 170 | |||

77231 | White | X | ||||

77266 | Black | X | ||||

77267 | Black | X | ||||

77268:1 | Black | X | E 153 | |||

77288 | Green | X | Free from chromate ion | |||

77289 | Green | X | Free from chromate ion | |||

77346 | Green | X | ||||

77400 | Brown | X | ||||

77480 | Brown | X | E 175 | |||

77489 | Orange | X | E 172 | |||

77491 | Red | X | E 172 | |||

77492 | Yellow | X | E 172 | |||

77499 | Black | X | E 172 | |||

77510 | Blue | X | Free from cyanide ion | |||

77713 | White | X | ||||

77742 | Violet | X | ||||

77745 | Red | X | ||||

77820 | White | X | E 174 | |||

77891 | White | X | E 171 | |||

77947 | White | X | ||||

Lactoflavin | Yellow | X | E 101 | |||

Caramel | Brown | X | E 150 | |||

Capsanthin,Capsoru bin | Orange | X | E 160 c | |||

Beetroot red | Red | X | E 162 | |||

Anthocyanins | Red | X | E 163 | |||

Aluminium,zinc, magnesium and calcium stearates | White | X | E 163 | |||

Bromthymol blue | Blue | X | ||||

Bromcresol green | Green | X | ||||

Acid Red 195 | Red | X |