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Cosmetic colors play a vital role in enhancing the aesthetics and appeal of various personal care products. These vibrant and diverse colorants are specifically formulated to meet the stringent safety and quality standards required for use in cosmetics. From eye-catching shades for lipsticks and eyeshadows to subtle hues for foundations and blushes, cosmetic colors allow consumers to express their individuality and enhance their natural beauty. With advances in formulation technology, cosmetic colors continue to evolve, offering a wide range of options for creating stunning and unique cosmetic products.

US FDA Certified Organic Pigments

Product Name Average% dye** Mass Tone Tint Tone C.I. Number Comments Lipstick Face Makeup Nail Lacquer Eye Makeup 21 CFR EC1223/2009/IS:4707 Japanese Reference
D&C Red 6 Ba Lake 20 15850:2 Barium Lake M M NR X X 1 X
D&C Red 6 Ba Lake 33 15850:2 Barium Lake M M M X C 1 X
D&C Red 6 Ba Lake 48 15850:2 Barium Lake M M M X C 1 X
D&C Red 6 Na Salt 90 15850 Organic Pigment NR NR S X C 1 Red#201
D&C Red 7 Ca Lake 20 15850:1 Calcium Lake M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 7 Ca Lake 36 15850:1 Calcium Lake M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 7 Ca Lake 42 15850:1 Calcium Lake M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 7 Ca Lake 53 15850:1 Calcium Lake M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 7 Ca Lake 70 15850:1 Calcium Lake M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 7 Ca Lake 23 15850:1 Non rosinated M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 7 Ca Lake 45 15850:1 Non rosinated M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 7 Ca Lake 64 15850:1 Non rosinated M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 7 Ca Lake 75 15850:1 Non rosinated M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 7 Ca Salt 90 15850:1 Organic Pigment M M M X C 1 Red#202
D&C Red 21 Al Lake 15 45380:3 Aluminium Lake M M M X C 1 X
D&C Red 22 Al Lake 20 45380:3 Aluminium Lake M S NR X C 1 Red #230(1)
D&C Red 27 Al Lake 17 45410:2 Aluminium Lake M M M X C 1 X
D&C Red 27 Al Lake 22 45410:2 Aluminium Lake M M M X C 1 X
D&C Red 28 Al Lake 22 45410:2 Aluminium Lake M M M X C 1 Red #104
D&C Red 27 90 45410:1 Organic Dye M M M X C 1 Red #218
D&C Red 30 90 73360 Organic Pigment M M M X C 1 Red #226
D&C Red 30 Al Lake 34 73360:1 Aluminium Lake M M M X C 1 Red #226
D&C Red 30 Talc Lake 34 73360:1 Talc Lake M M M X C 1 Red #226
D&C Red 33 Al Lake 22 17200:1 Aluminium Lake M M M X D 1 Red #227
D&C Red 34 Ca Salt 85 15880:1 Organic Pigment X M M X D 1 Red #220
D&C Red 34 Ca Lake 85 15880:1 Calcium Lake X M M X D 1 Red #220
D&C Red 36 95 12085 Organic Pigment M M M X D&F 1(a) Red #228
FD&C Red 40 Al Lake 26 16035:1 Aluminium Lake M M M M A 1E-129 X
FD&C Red 40 Al Lake 35 16035:1 Aluminium Lake M M M M A 1E-129 X
FD&C Red 40 Al Lake Extra HS 45 16035:1 Aluminium Lake M M M M A 1E-129 X
FD&C Yellow 5 Al Lake 15 19140:1 Aluminium Lake M M M M A 1E-102 Yellow #4
FD&C Yellow 5 Al Lake 24 19140:1 Aluminium Lake M M M M A 1E-102 Yellow #4
FD&C Yellow 5 Al Lake 40 19140:1 Aluminium Lake M M M M A 1E-102 Yellow #4
FD&C Yellow 6 Al Lake 24 15985:1 Aluminium Lake M M M X C 1E-110 Yellow #5
FD&C Yellow 6 Al Lake 40 15985:1 Aluminium Lake M M M X C 1E-110 Yellow #5
FD&C Yellow 6 Al Lake Extra HS 47 15985:1 Aluminium Lake M M M X C 1E-110 Yellow #5
D&C Yellow 10 Al Lake 22 47005:1 Aluminium Lake M M M X C X Yellow #203
FD&C Blue 1 Al Lake 23 42090:2 Aluminium Lake M M M M A 1E-133 Blue #1
FD&C Blue 1 Al Lake 37 42090:2 Aluminium Lake M M M M A 1E-133 Blue #1

Inorganic Pigments for Decorative Cosmetics

Product Name Avg.% dye** Mass Tone Tint Tone C.I. Number Comments Lipstick Face Makeup Nail Lacquer Eye Makeup 21 CFR EC1223/ 2009/ IS:4707 Japanese Reference
Red Iron Oxide 97 77491 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Yellow Iron Oxide 97 77492 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Black Iron Oxide 97 77499 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Brown (Light) N.A 77491,77492, 77499 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Brown (Medium) N.A 77491,77492, 77499 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Dark Brown FG 100 N.A 77491,77492, 77499 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Chocolate Brown N.A 77491,77492, 77499 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Ultramarine Blue N.A 77007 Inorganic Pigment X S M M B 1 Ultra marine
Ultramarine Pink N.A 77007 Inorganic Pigment X S M M B 1 Ultra marine
Ultramarine Violet N.A 77007 Inorganic Pigment X S M M B 1 Ultra marine
Manganese Violet N.A 77742 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Chromium Oxide Green N.A 77288 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Chromium Hydroxide Green N.A 77289 Inorganic Pigment M M M M A 1
Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide/ Iron Blue N.A 77510 Inorganic Pigment M M M M D 1
Titanium Dioxide 99 77891 Inorganic Pigment M M M M C 1 TitaniumDioxide
Carbon Black 98 77266 Inorganic Pigment X X X X X 1
D&C Black 2 96 77266 Inorganic Pigment M M M M G 1

Approved Cosmetic Pigments Selectively For Children Toys/Cosmetics Compliant To EN71/3 With Extremely Low Level Of Barium And Aluminum

Product Name Avg.% dye** Mass Tone Tint Tone C.I. Number Comments Lipstick Face Makeup Nail Lacquer Eye Makeup 21 CFR EC1223/ 2009/ IS:4707 Japanese Reference
D&C Red 7 Ca Salt 90 15850:1 Organic Pigment M M M X C 1 Red #202
D&C Red 30 90 73360 Organic Pigment M M M X C 1 Red #226
D&C Red 34 Ca Salt 85 15880:1 Organic Pigment X M M X D 1 Red #220
D&C Red 36 95 12085 Organic Pigment M M M X D & F 1(a) Red #228
Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide / Iron Blue N.A 77510 Inorganic Pigment M M M M D 1
Pigment Dispersion
Dispersion 32 77266 Water Dispersible X X X M G 1

Oil Soluble Dyes

Product Name C.I. Number Shade
D&C Yellow 11 47000
D&C Red 17 26100
D&C Red 27 45410:1
D&C Violet 2 60725
D&C Yellow 7 45350:1
D&C Red 21 45380:2
D&C Green 6 61565

Water Soluble Dyes

Product Name C.I. Number Shade
D&C Green 8 59040
Quinoline Yellow WS 47005
FD & C Yellow 5 19140
FD & C Yellow 6 15985
Ponceau 4R 16255
FD & C Red 40 16035
FD & C Red 3 45430
D&C Red 28 45410
D&C Red 33 17200
D&C Green 5 61570
Green S 44090
Acid Red 52 45100
Patent Blue V 42051
FD&C Blue 2 73015
D&C Yellow 10 47005
Ext. D&C Yellow 7 10316
D&C Yellow 8 45350
D&C Orange 4 15510
FD&C Red 4 14700
Red 2G 18050
D&C Red 22 45380
Carmoisine 14720
Amaranth 16185
FD&C Green 3 42053
Ext. D&C Violet 2 60730
FD&C Blue 1 42090
Patent Blue VRS 42045

Pearlescent Pigments

Product Name Particle Size Shade
Mica 1-25 µm
Golden Pearl 10-60 µm
Gold Shining 10-100 µm
Silver Satin 5-25 µm
Gray Satin 10-60 µm
Silver Sparkle 50-500 µm
Royal Red Satin 10-60 µm
Interference Satin Gold 30-100 µm
Interference Pink 30-100µm
Golden Satin 5-25 µm
Sunny Gold 10-60 µm
Silver Fine Pearl >15 µm
Silver Pearl 10-60 µm
Silver Gray Sparkle 50-200 µm
Copper Satin 10-60 µm
Interference Royal Gold 25-100 µm
Interference Green 25-100 µm
Interference Blue 10-40µm

Ready Mix Paste For Lip Care

Product Name C.I. Number Shade
D & C Red 7 CA Lake Paste 15850:1
D & C Yellow 5 Lake Paste 19140:1
Black Iron Oxide 77499
D & C Red 21 Lake Paste 45380:3
D & C Red 6 BA Lake Paste 15850:2
D & C ed 34 CA Lake Paste 15880:1
Red Iron Oxide 77491
D & C Red 27 Lake Paste 45410:2
Titanium Dioxide Paste 77891
D & C Blue 1 Lake Paste 42090:2
D & C Yellow 6 Lake Paste 15985:1
D & C Red 36 Lake Paste 12085
Yellow Iron Oxide 77492
D & C Black 2 Paste 77266
Home Care Applications:

Duracolor realizes that it is serving an ever-changing marketplace, therefore legislation and new development may cause the information contained here to require updating. We, therefore, request clients to re-check with their appropriate legislative authorities before using any of our products in their intended application, or you may write to us at our technical service department in London, UK. Although based on our general experience, the information presented herein is believed to be reliable, Duracolor makes no representation or guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the information. Due to various factors that are outside our control, we can not accept liability from reliance on this information for any circumstances.

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