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Rembrandt Artist Watercolors - Azo Yellow Medium, 20 ml tube

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Azo Yellow Medium
Azo Yellow Medium

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Product Details

Color:
Azo Yellow Medium
No.
269
Size:
20 ml

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PY154-Benzimidazolone Yellow

PO62-Benzimidazolone Orange


Pigment Name

PY154-Benzimidazolone Yellow

Pigment Type

monoazo

Chemical Formula

Properties

Benzimidazolone Yellow is a pigment with dull tints and an average drying time.

Permanence

Benzimidazolone Yellow has excellent lightfastness.

Toxicity

Benzimidazolone Yellow is not considered toxic.

History

The benzimidazolone group of pigments was developed and patented in 1960 by Hoechst A.G., a German chemical manufacturer that was a forerunner of the pharmaceutical company Aventis.


Pigment Name

PO62-Benzimidazolone Orange

Pigment Type

organic, monoazo

Chemical Formula

C17H13ClN6O5

Properties

Benzimidazolone Orange is a staining, yellowish orange pigment that can become dull in tints. It has an average drying time, and it loses some of its intensity as it dries. The yellowish orange varieties are more transparent.

Permanence

Benzimidazolone Orange has excellent lightfastness and outstanding heat and solvent stability for a monoazo pigment.

Toxicity

Benzimidazolone Orange is not considered toxic.

History

The benzimidazolone group of pigments was developed and patented in 1960 by Hoechst A.G., a German chemical manufacturer that was a forerunner of the pharmaceutical company Aventis. Use of benzimidazolone pigments in the auto industry, especially Benzimidazolone Orange, became common in the 1980s because they were common replacements for lead chromate pigments, which were phased out during this period.


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