Chroma Archival Oils is a line of professional-quality artists' oil paints that includes an assortment of Series 1 "Gold Series" colors at a student-grade price. Produced from the finest pigments, chosen for their purity, brilliance and performance.
Color Swatch created using heavy application/medium application/50% tint and was applied on acrylic primed canvas (7 oz) material.
monoazo, organic synthetic
Benzimidazolone Red is a transparent, dull, yellowish red with an average drying time. It lacks the color, purity, and brightness characteristic of most organic synthetic pigments.
Benzimidazolone Red has excellent lightfastness.
Benzimidazolone Red 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.
® Chroma is a registered trademark.