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Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor Half Pan - Cadmium Red Hue

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Cadmium Red Hue
Cadmium Red Hue
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Product Details

Color:
Cadmium Red Hue
Description:
Watercolor Half Pan
Size:
Half Pan

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PR149-Perylene Red

PR255-Coral 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

PR255-Coral Red

Pigment Type

organic

Chemical Formula

Properties

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.

Permanence

Pigment Red 255 has excellent lightfastness and weatherfastness at full strength, and can be used for outdoor applications.

Toxicity

History

Pigment Red 255 has been used in paint, plastics, printing inks, and automotive finishes.


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