Oxides are non-toxic, naturally occurring from irons such as hematite. EU labelling: Colour E172
Color additive permitted in food according to European Regulation 133/2008/EC, compliant with the purity criteria set by European Regulation 231/2012/EU/ Food color additive exempt from certification according to US Code of Federal Regulation 21CFR73A.
Aspect: Fine powder
Color: Brick red
Solubility: Oil and water dispersible
We use the red oxide in our cold process soap, lipstick, cosmetic pencils, and mineral makeup.