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Holbein Artists' Watercolor - Quinacridone Scarlet, 15 ml tube

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Quinacridone Scarlet
Quinacridone Scarlet

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Product Details

Color:
Quinacridone Scarlet
Size:
15 ml
No.
227
Series:
C

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PR209-Quinacridone Red


Pigment Name

PR209-Quinacridone Red

Pigment Type

organic, quinacridone

Chemical Formula

Properties

Quinacridone Red is a bright, clean red pigment with average drying time. Quinacridone pigments have relatively low tinting strength in general. For this reason, quinacridone colors are often expensive, because more pigment is required in the formulation.

Permanence

Quinacridone Red has excellent permanence and lightfastness.

Toxicity

Quinacridone Red has no known acute hazards. Overexposure to quinacridone pigments may cause skin irritation. Quinicridone pigments contain a compound found to be a skin, eye, and respiratory irritant.

History

Although quinacridone compounds became known in the late 19th century, methods of manufacturing so as to make them practical for use as commercial pigments did not begin until the 1950s. Quinacridone pigments were first developed as coatings for the automotive industry, but were quickly adopted by artists.


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UPC Code: 4900669032274

ASIN #: B00B51EANQ