INCI: CI 77742

What is CI 77742?

Manganese violet is the common name for ammonium manganese pyrophosphate. It is chemically prepared using manganese oxide. Manganese oxide occurs naturally with trace amounts of manganese violet and heavy metals.

Use & Benefits

Manganese violet is a violet colored pigment. It is used to impart violet color to cosmetics and personal care products. It is mainly used in formulations of makeup products, hair coloring products, nail polish, lipsticks, eyeliner, etc.