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Old Holland New Masters Classic Acrylics - Phthalo Blue Red Shade, 60 ml tube

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Phthalo Blue Red Shade
Phthalo Blue Red Shade
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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:
Phthalo Blue Red Shade
Size:
60 ml
Format:
Tube
No.
678
Mfg #:
11678

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PB15:6-Phthalo Blue


Pigment Name

PB15:6-Phthalo Blue

Pigment Type

organic

Chemical Name

epsilon copper phthalocyanine

Chemical Formula

C32H16CuN8

Properties

Phthalo Blue PB15:6 is a structural variant of Phthalo Blue PB15 that produces more yellowish tones.

Permanence

Phthalo Blues are completely lightfast and stable and are permanent for all paint uses. They are currently used in inks, coatings, and many plastics due to their stability and are considered a standard pigment in printing ink and the packaging industry.

Toxicity

Phthalo Blues have no significant hazards, although those made before 1982 contained some PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls).

History

Developed by chemists using the trade name Monastral Blue, the organic blue dyestuff now known as Phthalo Blue was presented as a pigment in November 1935 in London. Its discovery was accidental. The dark color was observed in a kettle where a dye was being made from a British dyestuff plant. The demand for such a pigment came from commercial printers who wanted a cyan to replace Prussian Blue.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 8715046116784

ASIN #: B005SBIQ9I