This color contains the following pigments:
Barium chromate is a transparent greenish-yellow pigment with low tinting strngth.
Barium chromate has excellent lightfastness. It may turn slightly greenish in oil paints.
Hexavalent chromium compounds are irritants and corrosive. Barium chromate is a human carcinogen. Soluble barium salts are poisonous when ingested. Chromate salts are suspected human carcinogens.
Invented in 1807, Barium Yellow was first used by artists around 1830.