Russet Iron Oxide

$179.00 AUD

Ingredients: CI 77491, CI 77499

Iron oxides are commonly known in the cosmetic industry as colouring agents. They are inorganic compounds which are synthetically prepared, so that impurities are removed. They are considered safe for use in the cosmetic industry and are a popular ingredient to add as part of your cosmetic manufacturing process, due to features such as; they are non-bleeding, they don’t fade, they are moisture resistant and are non-toxic.

Iron oxides have been around since the early 1900’s and have been used to colour cosmetics and as part of cultural religious ceremonies. At present, iron oxides are the most commonly used colouring pigment used in cosmetics and skin care preparations.

Appearance: Fine powder.

Odour: Odour is characteristic of oxides.

Colour: Russet.


  • Non-toxic.

  • Moisture resistant.

  • Non-bleeding.

  • They don’t fade.

  • A natural colouring alternative for use in cosmetic manufacturing.

Recommendations: To use as a colouring agent for cosmetics and skin care preparations.

Applications: Cosmetics and skin care preparations.

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