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Lakes and Dyes, Micas, Fluorescents, Oxides
Lakes and Dyes, Micas, Fluorescents, Oxides

Check out our variety of Colors! From batch certified colors (Lakes and Dyes), to Micas, Iron Oxides, and Fluorescent colors, they'll add vibrant color to your creations! D
A little Colorant goes a long way!

Helpful information.
Colors used in Cosmetics are covered by FDA regulations if you make them to sell. Typically, Colors that go in to soaps are not.
Here are some links to basic FDA regulations that may be helpful, and may apply to products you make for resale.
Always check and verify if what you are using for color is in line with the FDA regulations Sometimes, like in the case of an ingredient like talc or Silica for example, the information may be unclear, or hard to find. Some products are used for what they do in a color for example, silica (silcon dioxide) may be used as an anti caking ingredients and covered in other FDA regulations. If you have questions or comments about products (not regulations) email us at contact@thechemistryconnection.com We can not answer questions about regulations.
A list of Products many people inquire about info.

List of Color Additives Permitted for Use in Cosmetics

Colors that need batch certification, or do not need batch certification

Companies that have requested Color Certifications in last two years (you can see we are on the list as Chemistry Connection. Check for your other vendors too.

It is up to the formulator/ seller of the finished goods to know regulations covering products they sell. Become familiar with them. There are many helpful books, but knowing where to check directly is helpful too since published information in a book or article may become outdated. There may be state or local ordinances these regulations do not cover. Our links are just for information. If you need more assistance consult a specialist, or the regulatory agency to get up to date, correct information.

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