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Cosmenyl Carmine OC 100

Pigment Red 5

Cosmenyl Carmine OC 100 is a pigment dispersion of approx. 40% pigment and is based on anionic dispersing and wetting agents and glycerin. The Colour Index of the basic pigment is Pigment Red 5. 

Cosmenyl Carmine OC 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
  • Recommended for the use in products bearing eco-labels

Technical data


Cosmenyl Carmine OC 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. 1.20

Viscosity [Pa*s]

< 1.3

Average Particle Size [nm]

pH Value

7 – 8.5

Total Solid approx. [%]

Content approx. Pigment [%]


Water [%]

approx. 31

Glycerine [%]

approx. 20

Fastness Data

Light Fastness DIN 54004
Soap (0.02%)


Emulsion Paint FS


Deep Shade

1/3 SD

Alkaline Fastness DIN 16524 sheet 2/ 54001  5


Cosmenyl pigment preparations are pastes that are recommended for the coloration of personal care products, cosmetics, detergents and cleaners. They are especially recommended for the coloration of bar soaps. In addition Cosmenyl pigment preparations are also suitable for stationery, woodstains and latex applications.


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Aqueous pigment preparation