Cosmenyl Oxide Yellow 100

Pigment Yellow 42

Cosmenyl Oxide Yellow 100 is a pigment dispersion of approx. 58% pigment and is based on anionic and nonionic dispersing and wetting agents and glycerine. The Colour Index of the basic pigment is Pigment Yellow 42.

Cosmenyl Oxide Yellow 100

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  • Readily pumpable and flowable aqueous dispersions
  • Included in at least one of the authorized use lists for cosmetic colorants for the EU, USA or Japan
  • Selected for coloration of toiletries and cosmetics or home and fabric care products in liquid, paste or powder form
  • Microbiological purity specified

Technical data


Cosmenyl Oxide Yellow 100 complies with the requirements for cosmetic colorants defined by the European Union Regulation No. 1223/2009. This directive is valid for all countries of the European Union, and it is used as guideline by many other countries.

Product Data

Physical Data

Density [g/cm³]

approx. 2.5

Viscosity [Pa*s]

< 3

Pigment content approx. [%]


Water content approx. [%]


Glycerin content approx. [%]


Fastness Data

in full shade emulsion paint in a white emulsion paint
Light Fastness



Alkali Fastness


Acid Fastness



Cosmenyl Oxide Yellow 100 is recommended for the coloration of personal care products especially soap bars and cosmetics. The product can be used as well for the coloration of fabric & home care products. Cosmenyl Oxide Yellow 100 is also suitable for coloration of school and hobby requisites, artist’s colors and latex.


Delivery form
Aqueous pigment preparation