Art Spectrum Artists' Soft Pastel - Bordeaux 513N

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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:
Bordeaux
Description:
Soft Pastel
No.
513N
Mfg #:
513N

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PBk11-Mars Black

PR12-Permanent Bordeaux


Pigment Name

PBk11-Mars Black

Pigment Type

earth

Chemical Name

iron oxides

Chemical Formula

FeO or Fe2O3

Properties

Mars Black is an opaque black with a strong and cool masstone, a slightly warm tint, and a warm brown undertone. It is not as black as Ivory Black, but it dries more quickly and has three times the tinting strength. Mars Black is normally the only black available in acrylic form and that is safe to over paint. It can be used in all media without reservation and is widely used as an alternative to Lamp Black and Ivory Black.

Permanence

Mars Black is very lightfast with excellent permanence.

Toxicity

Mars Black has no significant hazards and is the only major black pigment considered non-toxic.

History

The word Mars refers to the Roman god of iron and war. Mars Black was developed in the early 20th century from inorganic, synthetic iron oxide.


Pigment Name

PR12-Permanent Bordeaux

Pigment Type

organic, monoazo

Chemical Formula

Properties

Permanent Bordeaux has excellent tinting strength.

Permanence

Permanent Bordeaux is reported to have good lightfastness.

Toxicity

History

Permanent Bordeaux (PR12) was discovered by H. Wagner in 1921. It has been used in many printing inks, plastics colorants, textile paints, and industrial paints. It is widely manufactured.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 9323926007832

ASIN #: B000G7IAH2