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Utrecht Artists' Acrylic Colors - Cadmium-Free Orange

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Cadmium-Free Orange
Cadmium-Free Orange

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Product Details

Color:
Cadmium-Free Orange
Size:
2 oz (59 ml)

Your favorite acrylics are now available cadmium-free. Utrecht Cadmium-Free Acrylic Colors are made with organic single pigment formulas. The eight new colors offer improved color richness, increased brilliance, and consistent color spacing when compared to the cadmium colors, and the color tints either meet or exceed natural cadmium acrylic tints. The cadmium-free colors offer the same excellent performance as cadmium colors, but they're certified non-toxic when used as intended and safer for your health and the environment.

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PO73-Transparent Pyrrole Orange

PY73-Hansa Yellow

PY184-Bismuth Yellow


Pigment Name

PO73-Transparent Pyrrole Orange

Pigment Type

organic, aminoketone

Chemical Name

dipyrrolopyrrol

Chemical Formula

Properties

Transparent Pyrrole Orange is a yellow-shade orange with optimum performance; high saturation and excellent durability, excellent bleed resistance, and intrinsic strength coupled with good opacity and moderate rheology. It is semi-opaque, less opaque than Cadmium Orange.

Permanence

Transparent Pyrrole Orange has been demonstrated to have excellent stability and lightfastness in automotive applications.

Toxicity

The Australian government's Department of Health and Aging, reported in its Summary Report: NA/238 that "Irgazin DPP Orange 16AOA is likely to be of low oral and dermal toxicity in humans and to be non irritating or very slightly irritating to the ey

History

Irgazin Orange was developed as a lead-free alternative opaque orange pigment. It is used in decorative, industrial, and automotive applications, often to color plastics and polymers.


Pigment Name

PY73-Hansa Yellow

Pigment Type

monoazo

Chemical Formula

C17H15ClN4O5

Properties

This Hansa Yellow ranges from reddish yellow to greenish yellow with temperature shifts from cool to warm hues. It has good tinting strength and average to slow drying time.

Permanence

This Hansa Yellow has excellent lightfastness, particularly in the darker shades.

Toxicity

Hansa Yellow has no significant acute hazards, though its chronic hazards have not been well studied.

History

Hansa Yellows were first made in Germany just before WW1 from a series of synthetic dyestuffs called Pigment Yellow. They were intended to be a synthetic replacement for Cadmium Yellow.


Pigment Name

PY184-Bismuth Yellow

Pigment Type

inorganic

Chemical Name

bismuth orthovanadate or bismuth vanadium oxide

Chemical Formula

BiVO4

Properties

Bismuth Yellow is an intense, light value, semi-opaque yellow pigment with good tinting strength.

Permanence

Bismuth Yellow has excellent lightfastness.

Toxicity

Bismuth orthovanadate is harmful if swallowed. It is irritating to the eyes, respiratory system, and skin. Exposure may cause conjunctivitis, rhinitis, and reversible irritation of the respiratory tract. More severe cases may cause bronchitis, bronchospas

History

Bismuth orthovanadate occurs naturally in several minerals. Although it was synthesized in the 1920s, it was not developed as a commercial pigment until the 1970s.


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