D&C Dyes

  • cosmeticsBroad palette of water-soluble and oil-soluble colors for drugs, cosmetics and personal care products.
  • All products meet or exceed the most stringent requirements for purity and safety.
  • Vibrant colors exhibit excellent tinctorial strength and stability to light and heat.
  • Lot-to-lot consistency ensures predictable and repeatable results.
  • Convenient packaging sizes: 100 grams, 1 kg, 5 kg or 25 kg.
  • Custom package sizes and custom-blended colors available to meet your requirements.

D&C Water Soluble Dyes

D&C Yellow 8
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
SF
SF
SF
M
IE
I
IE
IE
IE
IE
Ia
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
kla
I
3
3p
3p
6
6
z-p
p
3
3
D&C Yellow 10
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
M
SS
I
I
I
I
I
I
Ia
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
SS
I
3
5
5
4r
6
z
4
2
5
D&C Orange 4
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
S
M
IE
I
IE
IE
IE
IE
I
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
Ia
I
5
5
5
2m
6
J-p
J-p
3
3
D&C Red 22
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
SF
SF
SF
SF
IE
I
IE
IE
IE
IE
Ia
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
SS
I
2
2py
1py
5
6
3d
2y
4
4
D&C Red 28
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
S
S
IE
I
IE
IE
IE
IE
Ia
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
SS
I
3
2p
4p
6
6
z
P
4
4
D&C Red 33
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
SS
SS
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
I
I
5
6
3z
5
6
4
4
3
1
External D&C Violet 2
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
I
Ia
SS
SS
S
S
S
S
S
SW
SS
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
SS
S
4
5I
5I
5I
6I
4I
4I
2
1
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D&C Oil Soluble Dyes

D&C Yellow 8
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
SF
SF
SF
M
IE
I
IE
IE
IE
IE
1a
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
kla
I
3
3p
3p
6
6
z-p
p
3
3
D&C Yellow 11
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
I
SS
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
S
S
2
I
5I
Iw
I
I
I
2
5
D&C Red 17
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
I
SS
SS-M
SS
S
S
S
S
S
S
SS
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
SS
M
3
5I
4Id
5I
I
4Id
4I
3
1
D&C Red 21
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
IBF
Da
SS
SS
D
I
D
D
D
D
M*
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
S
I
2
3I
3I
5Sr
I
Id
4I
4
4
D&C Red 27
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
1B
Da
ss
ss
d
i
d
d
d
d
Ia
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
SS
I
2
3I
3
5Sr
I
I
I
4
4
D&C Green 5
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
S
S
S
SS
IE
I
IE
IE
IE
IEW
I
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
SS
I
5
5
5
5
5
4
4
3
2
D&C Green 6 
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
I
Ia
SS
SS
M
S
M
M
M
M
SS
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
SS
S
4
5L
5I
6I
I
I
I
3
2
D&C Violet 2
H2O
Glycerol
Methanol
Ethanol
Petroleum
Jelly
Toluene
Stearic
Acid
Oleic
Acid
Mineral
Oil
Mineral
Wax
Ethyl
Ester
I
Ia
SS
SS
S
S
S
S
S
SW
SS
Acetone
Butyl
Acetate
Light
10% Acetic
Acid
10%
HCl
10%
NaOH
0.9% Phys.
Salt Sol.
5%
FeSO4
5%
Alum
Oxidizing
Agents
Reducing
Agents
SS
S
4
5I
5I
5I
6I
4I
4I
2
1
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