Holbein Artists' Watercolor - Gamboge Nova, 15 ml tube

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Holbein Artists' Watercolor - Gamboge Nova, 15 ml tube and swatch

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Product Details

Description:
Artists' Watercolor
Color:
Gamboge Nova
Size:
15 ml (0.5 oz)
Format:
Tube
No.
248
Series:
B
Mfg #:
W248

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Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PY154-Benzimidazolone Yellow

PY110-Isoindolinone Yellow

PY150-Nickel Azo Yellow


Pigment Name

PY154-Benzimidazolone Yellow

Pigment Type

monoazo

Chemical Formula

Properties

Benzimidazolone Yellow is a pigment with dull tints and an average drying time.

Permanence

Benzimidazolone Yellow has excellent lightfastness.

Toxicity

Benzimidazolone Yellow is not considered toxic.

History

The benzimidazolone group of pigments was developed and patented in 1960 by Hoechst A.G., a German chemical manufacturer that was a forerunner of the pharmaceutical company Aventis.


Pigment Name

PY110-Isoindolinone Yellow

Pigment Type

organic synthetic

Chemical Name

isoindolinone yellow

Chemical Formula

Properties

Isoindolinone Yellow is a high performance pigment of excellent brightness and an average drying time.

Permanence

Isoindolinone Yellow has excellent lightfastness.

Toxicity

Isoindolinone Yellow is not considered toxic.

History

The first isoindoline pigments were patented in 1946, and commercial production of pigments in this group began in the 1960s. Several isoindoline yellow pigments are available.


Pigment Name

PY150-Nickel Azo Yellow

Pigment Type

inorganic

Chemical Name

nickel azomethine yellow

Chemical Formula

C30H18Cl2N6NiO4

Properties

Nickel Azo Yellow is a transparent, moderately staining yellow pigment with high tinting strength. It is considered a good color match in botanical and landscape painting for natural gamboge (NY24), a historic yellow pigment with fair to poor lightfastness.

Permanence

Nickel azomethine yellow has excellent lightfastness.

Toxicity

Nickel azo yellow pigment is mildly toxic, and is often labeled as hazardous. Avoid respiratory and skin exposure to pigment dust. It should be disposed of properly with other hazardous wastes, not washed down the sink.

History

Nickel azomethine yellow has been developed as an artist pigment becasue it is a close match for gamboge, a historic yellow.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 4900669032489

ASIN #: B0008ENPA0