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Sennelier French Artists' Watercolor - Crimson Lake, 21 ml Tube

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Crimson Lake
Crimson Lake

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Product Details

Color:
Crimson Lake
Size:
21 ml
No.
688
Series:
3

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

Quinacridone Red

Naphthol Red

Quinacridone Pyrrolidine Red


Pigment Name

Quinacridone Red

Pigment Type

organic, quinacridone

Chemical Formula

Properties

Quinacridone Red is a bright, clean red pigment with average drying time. Quinacridone pigments have relatively low tinting strength in general. For this reason, quinacridone colors are often expensive, because more pigment is required in the formulation.

Permanence

Quinacridone Red has excellent permanence and lightfastness.

Toxicity

Quinacridone Red has no known acute hazards. Overexposure to quinacridone pigments may cause skin irritation. Quinicridone pigments contain a compound found to be a skin, eye, and respiratory irritant.

History

Although quinacridone compounds became known in the late 19th century, methods of manufacturing so as to make them practical for use as commercial pigments did not begin until the 1950s. Quinacridone pigments were first developed as coatings for the automotive industry, but were quickly adopted by artists.


Pigment Name

Naphthol Red

Pigment Type

Chemical Formula

C33H27ClN4O6

Properties

Permanence

Naphthol Reds vary widely in lightfastness. This Naphthol Red (PR146) has fair to poor permanence and always fades in tints. It is not suitable for outdoor use.

Toxicity

Naphthol Reds are not considered toxic. They may cause eye, skin, or respiratory irritation. Contact with dry pigment should be avoided.

History

Unknown.


Pigment Name

Quinacridone Pyrrolidine Red

Pigment Type

organic, quinacridone

Chemical Name

quinacridone pyrrolidine

Chemical Formula

Properties

PR206 offers a deep maroon or bordeaux red. Quinacridone pigments have relatively low tinting strength in general. For this reason, quinacridone colors are often expensive, because more pigment is required in the formulation.

Permanence

Quinacridone pigments have excellent lightfastness.

Toxicity

Quinacridone Pyrrolidine Red has no known acute hazards. Overexposure to quinacridone pigments may cause skin irritation. Quinicridone pigments contain a compound found to be a skin, eye, and respiratory irritant.

History

It was developed as a maroon or bordeaux red for automotive paints.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 3046450117575

ASIN #: B00H592P7U