Sennelier creates their extraordinarily luscious colors from the finest hand-ground pigments combined with pure, first-press, non-yellowing, safflower oils. They produce an outstanding collection of oils distinguished by a "satin" finish and buttery feel.
Color Swatch created using heavy application/medium application/50% tint and was applied on acrylic primed canvas (7 oz) 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.
Diarylide Yellow 170 is an orange to reddish yellow that is semi-opaque and has moderate tinting strength, depending on how finely it is ground.
Diarylide Yellow 170 has good lightfastness, but is considered inferior to some more expensive pigments of comparable hue, such as Benzimidazolone Yellow.
Diarylide Yellow 170 has no significant acute hazards, but chronic hazards have not been well studied.
Pigment Yellow FRN, Lysopac™ Geel 7010C
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