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Williamsburg Handmade Oil Paint - Quinacridone Violet, 150 ml tube

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Quinacridone Violet
Quinacridone Violet

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Product Details

Description:
Quinacridone Violet
Color:
Quinacridone Violet
Size:
150 ml
Format:
Tube
No.
785
Series:
5

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PV19-Quinacridone Violet


Pigment Name

PV19-Quinacridone Violet

Pigment Type

organic synthetic, quinacridone

Chemical Formula

C20H12N2O2

Properties

Quinacridone Red is a high performance, transparent pigment with an average drying time and uneven dispersal. It is another name for Quinacridone Violet (PV19) and Quinacridone Red (PR192). 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 Violet has excellent lightfastness and is considered the most lightfast organic pigment in this shade range.

Toxicity

Quinacridone Violet 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.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 877463003011

ASIN #: B007GDA5N6