PWC Extra Fine Professional Watercolor - Opera, 15 ml, Tube

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PWC Extra Fine Professional Watercolor - Opera, 15 ml, Swatch with Tube
PWC Extra Fine Professional Watercolor - Opera, 15 ml, Swatch with Tube
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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:
Opera
Description:
Extra Fine Professional Watercolor
Size:
15 ml (.5 oz)
Format:
Tube
No.
518

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

BR1-Rhodamine 6G


Pigment Name

BR1-Rhodamine 6G

Pigment Type

organic, fluorone dye

Chemical Formula

C28H31N2O3Cl

Properties

Rhodamine 6G is a staining reddish-yellow pigment that has fluorescent properties. It is extremely soluble in both water and alcohol. Fluorescent molecules absorb light at one wavelength and emit light at a longer wavelength.

Permanence

Rhodamine 6G, like all fluorescent dyes, is not considered permanent, however it is reported  to have high stability for a fluorone dye.

Toxicity

Rhodamine 6G is toxic, however it can be biologically inactive and hence non-toxic in a lake pigment form.

History

Rhodamine dyes are often used for microscopy in the biological sciences. Rhodamine 6G is often used as a laser dye.


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