Holbein Artists' Oil Color - Monochrome Warm, 40 ml tube

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Product Details

Description:
Artists' Oil Colors
Color:
Monochrome Warm
Size:
40 ml (1.35 oz)
Format:
Tube
No.
378
Series:
A
Mfg #:
H378

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PW6-Titanium White

PBr11-Magnesium Ferrite


Pigment Name

PW6-Titanium White

Pigment Type

inorganic

Chemical Name

titanium dioxide

Chemical Formula

TiO2

Properties

Titanium White is the most brilliant of the white pigments. It is considered an all purpose oil color useful in all techniques and the best all around white. Its masstone is neither warm nor cool, placing it somewhere between Lead White and Zinc White. It is less prone to cracking and yellowing than Lead White, but it still yellows easily. Titanium White dries slowly in oil form, more slowly than Lead White but more quickly than Zinc White. It is opaque in oil and acrylic forms and semi-opaque in watercolor form. This pigment has good chemical stability, and its tinting strength is superior to both Lead White and Zinc White.

Permanence

Titanium White has excellent permanence and lightfastness.

Toxicity

Titanium dioxide is highly stable and is regarded as completely non-toxic. Animal studies give no indiciation that it is absorbed biologically, even after long periods of exposure. The primary safety concern is with inhalation of fine pigment dust particl

History

Titanium is the ninth most abundant element in the Earth's crust, however mineral deposits that are economical to mine are less common. Titanium dioxide was first discovered in 1821, although it could not be mass produced until 1919. Widespread use of the pigment began in the 1940s. Since that time, it has become the most commonly used white pigment. The name comes from the Latin word Titan, the name for the elder brother of Kronos and ancestor of the Titans, and from the Greek word tito, meaning day or sun.


Pigment Name

PBr11-Magnesium Ferrite

Pigment Type

inorganic

Chemical Name

magnesium ferrite

Chemical Formula

MgFe2O4

Properties

Magnesium Ferrite an opaque reddish brown pigment with high tinting strength.

Permanence

Magnesium Ferrite has excellent lightfastness.

Toxicity

Magnesium Ferrite is mildly toxic.

History

Magnesium Ferrite occurs in natural deposits with iron oxides. It is a component of some natural earth pigments. Magnesium Ferrite is often used as a pigment in industrial coatings for corrosion protection.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 4900669003786

ASIN #: B001MT91RG