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Winsor & Newton Artists' Oil Color - Permanent Alizarin Crimson, 200 ml, tube

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Winsor & Newton Artists' Oil Color - Permanent Alizarin Crimson, 200 ml, tube
Winsor & Newton Artists' Oil Color - Permanent Alizarin Crimson, 200 ml, 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:
Permanent Alizarin Crimson
Description:
Artists' Oil Color
Size:
200 ml (6.8 oz)
Format:
Tube
No.
468
Series:
4

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PR177-Anthraquinone Red


Pigment Name

PR177-Anthraquinone Red

Pigment Type

anthraquinone

Chemical Formula

C14H8O2

Properties

Anthraquinone Red is a magenta colored pigment that is transparent and moderately intense. It tends to fade in tints and is suitable for all media.

Permanence

Anthraquinone Red has good lightfastness and permanence in its masstone, while its tint lightfastness is moderate. Overall lightfastness and permanence varies by brand.

Toxicity

Anthraquinone Red has no significant acute toxicity.

History

Anthraquinone pigments originated as textile vat dyes before being used as pigments. They became more popular with artists once it was discovered that careful preparation and grinding helped them to retain brilliance of color.