Grumbacher Academy Artists' Watercolor - Cadmium Red Medium Hue, 7.5 ml tube

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Cadmium Red Medium Hue
Cadmium Red Medium 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 Red Medium Hue
Size:
7.5 ml
No.
029
Mfg #:
A029

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PR149-Perylene Red

PR166-Cromophtal Scarlet

PR178-Perylene Red


Pigment Name

PR149-Perylene Red

Pigment Type

organic, anthraquinone

Chemical Formula

C40H26N2O6

Properties

Perylene Red is a moderately intense, semi-opaque, medium red pigment, appearing somewhere between a Cadmium Red and a Cadmium Deep Red hue. It has excellent brightness and tinting strength. Its partial transparency makes it useful as a glazing color.

Permanence

Perylene Red has good lightfastness and permanence. Its tints may darken after extended exposure to sunlight. It is not considered suitable for exterior use.

Toxicity

Perylene Red has no significant acute toxicity. Its long term hazards are currently unknown.

History

Perylenes have been used as vat dyes since 1912, but they were not manufactured and sold as pigments until 1957. For artists, they are a replacement for historic colors that were made with berries, and are significantly more lightfast.


Pigment Name

PR166-Cromophtal Scarlet

Pigment Type

organic, disazo

Chemical Formula

Properties

Pigment Red 166 has a yellowish red tone. It is semi-transparent and has high tinting strength.

Permanence

Pigment Red 166 has very good lightfastness.

Toxicity

History

Pigment Red 166 is a disazo condensation pigment, and is used in paints, plastics, printing inks, packaging, textiles, and many other applications.


Pigment Name

PR178-Perylene Red

Pigment Type

organic, anthraquinone

Chemical Formula

C48H26N6O4

Properties

Perylene Red is a moderately intense, semi-opaque, medium red pigment, appearing somewhere between a Cadmium Red and a Cadmium Deep Red hue. It has excellent brightness and tinting strength. Its partial transparency makes it useful as a glazing color.

Permanence

Perylene Red has excellent lightfastness and permanence, but its tints may darken after extended exposure to sunlight. It is not considered suitable for exterior use.

Toxicity

Perylene Red has no significant acute toxicity. Its long term hazards are currently unknown.

History

Perylenes have been used as vat dyes since 1912, but they were not manufactured and sold as pigments until 1957.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 014173350565

ASIN #: B000G2DBVM