Color Additive Usage Guide

Please refer to the below chart to locate the color additives that are safe to use for your particular application. From Nature With Love provides this chart as a service to its customers. It is up to the customer to adequately research the appropriate use and safety information for each ingredient contained in the finished product, including any governmental regulations in place for proper usage, labeling and sale.

Color Additive Approved Uses
FD&C Blue 1 No restrictions
FD&C Green 3 Except eye area
FD&C Red 40 No restrictions
FD&C Yellow 5 Except eye area
FD&C Yellow 6 Except eye area
D&C Green 5 No restrictions
D&C Green 8 Externally except eye area (0.01% maximum)
D&C Orange 4 Externally except eye area
D&C Orange 5 Externally except eye area (5% Max in lip products)
D&C Red 22 Except eye area
D&C Red 33 Externally except eye area (3% Max in lip products)
D&C Violet 2 Externally except eye area
 
Annatto No restrictions
Bismuth oxychloride No restrictions
Carmine No restrictions
Carotene, Beta No restrictions
Chromium hydroxide green Externally including eye area
Chromium oxide greens Externally including eye area
Ferric ferrocyanide Externally including eye area
Henna Externally for use as a hair dye and for temporary skin tattoos
Iron oxides No restrictions
Manganese violet No restrictions
Mica No restrictions
Titanium dioxide No restrictions
Ultramarines Externally including eye area
Zinc oxide No restrictions
 
*Externally means that it cannot be used in lip products.

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