CosIng database

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The CosIng database (from " cos metic Ing redients") is a freely accessible database of ingredients, the ingredients of cosmetics are. It is maintained by the Directorate General Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs of the European Commission .

When it was launched in 2008, the database contained over 15,000 entries. It contains information from the following sources:

The database contains the identifiers ( INN -) name, INCI , CAS number and EC number for the ingredients .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. MEMO / 08/312: More than 15,000 cosmetic ingredients with one click , Brussels, May 20, 2008.
  2. Cosmetic ingredient database on the website of the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, accessed on May 22, 2018.