Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide


Colouring Agent/Pigment

No known benefits

Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide description

Inorganic salt of ferric ferrocyanide used as a colouring agent in cosmetics for application to skin and eye area, but not to the lips. Like all cosmetic colouring agents, this one is subject to strict regulations controlling its use.

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not Rated