Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor - Cadmium Yellow Pale Hue, 21 ml tube

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Cadmium Yellow Pale Hue
Cadmium Yellow Pale Hue
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AP Non-Toxic.

Products bearing the AP seal of the Art & Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) are certified non-toxic. A product can be certified non-toxic only if it contains no materials in sufficient quantities to be toxic or injurious to humans, or to cause acute or chronic health problems.

Product Details

Color:
Cadmium Yellow Pale Hue
Size:
21 ml

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PY175-Benzimidazolone Yellow

PY65-Hansa Yellow


Pigment Name

PY175-Benzimidazolone Yellow

Pigment Type

monoazo

Chemical Formula

Properties

Benzimidazolone Yellow is a bright yellow, semi-transparent pigment, slightly greenish, with dull tints and an average drying time.

Permanence

Benzimidazolone Yellow has excellent lightfastness.

Toxicity

Benzimidazolone Yellow is not considered toxic.

History

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.


Pigment Name

PY65-Hansa Yellow

Pigment Type

monoazo

Chemical Formula

C18H18N4O6

Properties

This Hansa Yellow ranges from reddish yellow to greenish yellow with temperature shifts from cool to warm hues. It has good tinting strength and average to slow drying time.

Permanence

This Hansa Yellow has excellent lightfastness, particularly in the darker shades.

Toxicity

Hansa Yellow has no significant acute hazards, though its chronic hazards have not been well studied.

History

Hansa Yellows were first made in Germany just before WW1 from a series of synthetic dyestuffs called Pigment Yellow. They were intended to be a synthetic replacement for Cadmium Yellow.


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