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Holbein Heavy Body Artist Acrylics - Luminous Green, 60 ml tube

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Luminous Green
Luminous Green

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Color:
Luminous Green
Size:
60 ml

Holbein's luminous colors offer brilliance and high chroma not found in conventional pigments. Because they contain fluorescent dyes and pigments that are fugitive, this brilliance will fade and the colors will shift with exposure to ultraviolet light. The luminous color series are best suited for works that are temporary, or that are meant to be photographed and used in a digital format.

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

SY44-Symuler Pigment 44

PG7-Phthalo Green


Pigment Name

SY44-Symuler Pigment 44

Pigment Type

organic

Chemical Formula

Properties

Symuler Pigment 44 is a proprietary pigment. Although it may be similar to or the same as other pigments that are commercially available, we do not have identifying information.

Permanence

Toxicity

History

Symuler is the trade name of a company that produced pigments and dyes, now a subsidiary of Dainippon Ink & Chemicals, Inc. of Japan.


Pigment Name

PG7-Phthalo Green

Pigment Type

organic

Chemical Name

polychlorinated copper(II) phthalocyanine

Chemical Formula

C32H3Cl13CuN8 to C32HCl15CuN8 or C32H16CuN8Cl15 (PG7) or C32Br6Cl10CuN8 (PG36)

Properties

Phthalo Green is a transparent, cool, bright, high intensity color used in oil and acrylics. It comes from a Phthalocyanine Blue pigment where most of the hydrogen atoms have been replaced with chlorine, forming highly stable molecules.  It has similar pigment properties and permanence to Phthalo Blue. It is slow drying and an excellent base color for mixing a range of bright greens. Phthalo Green is considered a very good alternative to Viridian because it is intense and mixes well and can be used to emphasize mineral colors in various tints. However, its tinting strength is very high, so it can overpower other colors.  This pigment most closely resembles the discontinued and toxic Verdigris.

Permanence

Phthalo Greens are completely lightfast and resistant to alkali, acids, solvents, heat, and ultraviolet radiation. 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 Green has no significant hazards, but it contained PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) until 1982.

History

This bright blue-green was developed in 1935 and has been in use since 1938.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 4900669165880

ASIN #: B07DQR71N2