Bright, intense colors, plus high lightfastness. 12 tube set is attractively packaged in a rigid molded case. 12 half-pan set is in a plastic pocket box. Both include brush and sponge.
Color Swatch created using heavy application/diluted application and was applied on cold press watercolor paper (150 lb) material.
Ciba describes PR255 as a yellowish red pigment with medium hiding power and excellent weather resistance, recommended for use in high grade decorative and industrial paints.
Pigment Red 255 has excellent lightfastness and weatherfastness at full strength, and can be used for outdoor applications.
Pigment Red 255 has been used in paint, plastics, printing inks, and automotive finishes.
Benzimidazolone Yellow is a pigment with dull tints and an average drying time.
Benzimidazolone Yellow has excellent lightfastness.
Benzimidazolone Yellow is not considered toxic.
The benzimidazolone group of pigments was developed and patented in 1960 by Hoechst A.G., a German chemical manufacturer that was a forerunner of the pharmaceutical company Aventis.
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