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Quinacridone red pigment

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Synthetic organic quinacridone pigment, It is a brilliant cool bluish red.

  • Very high tinting strength
  • Calcite White fine can be used as extender (Ref: 012)
  • Stable to light  
  • Stable to moderate temperatures (<100 ° C)
  • Stable in all media
  • Mix outstandingly well with all pigments
  • Semi transparent
  • High dispersabilitty
  • Low toxicity (*)

It has a marvellous mixing range, Creates excellent mixes with phthalo blues to make stunning deep dark blues and violets, will mix also to make bright oranges and reds. If you are looking for a primary red, will work fine along with the primary blue and yellow. It is a great starting colour if you are building a single-pigment palette.

Physical properties: Single-pigment, organic synthetic, Colour Index PR 122

(*) All dry, powder-form pigments represent a hazard in that they can be classed as nuisance dusts. It is imperative when handling dry pigments that the user wears appropriate protection. An indication is given of the relative health hazard of each pigment. 

Do not inhale pigments / keep out of reach of children / read the Material Safety Data Sheet.