Liquitex Basics - Cadmium Red Light Hue, 8 oz Jar

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Cadmium Red Light Hue
Cadmium Red Light Hue
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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:
Cadmium Red Light Hue
Description:
Basics Acrylic
Size:
8 oz
No.
510
Series:
2

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PY74-Hansa Yellow

PR9-Naphthol Red


Pigment Name

PY74-Hansa Yellow

Pigment Type

monoazo

Chemical Formula

C18H18N4O6

Properties

Pigment PY74 is one of the most commercially important pigments of the Hansa Yellow group, considered superior to many others in its class based on both tinting strength and lightfastness. Several PY74 grades with different particle sizes are available. Grades with finer particle size are more brilliant and transparent. Pigment PY74 ranges from reddish yellow to greenish yellow, with temperature shifts from cool to warm hues. It has high tinting strength and average to slow drying time.

Permanence

This Hansa Yellow has better lightfastness that other yellow monoazo pigments, particularly in the darker shades.

Toxicity

Hansa Yellow has no significant acute hazards, though its chronic hazards have not been well studied.

History

Hansa Yellows were first made in Germany just before WW1 from a series of synthetic dyestuffs called Pigment Yellow. They were intended to be a synthetic replacement for Cadmium Yellow.


Pigment Name

PR9-Naphthol Red

Pigment Type

monoazo

Chemical Formula

C24H17Cl2N3O3

Properties

This Naphthol Red is a bright deep red with bluish undertones. It has an average drying time.

Permanence

This Naphthol Red has fair to good lightfastness, not because of its masstone, but because it fades in tints. Not suitable for exterior 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.