Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Perylene Red, 5 ml, Tube

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Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Perylene Red, 5 ml, Tube and swatch

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Product Details

Description:
Extra Fine Watercolor
Color:
Perylene Red
Size:
5 ml (0.17 oz)
Format:
Tube

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Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PR178-Perylene Red


Pigment Name

PR178-Perylene Red

Pigment Type

organic, anthraquinone

Chemical Formula

C48H26N6O4

Properties

Perylene Red is a moderately intense, semi-opaque, medium red pigment, appearing somewhere between a Cadmium Red and a Cadmium Deep Red hue. It has excellent brightness and tinting strength. Its partial transparency makes it useful as a glazing color.

Permanence

Perylene Red has excellent lightfastness and permanence, but its tints may darken after extended exposure to sunlight. It is not considered suitable for exterior use.

Toxicity

Perylene Red has no significant acute toxicity. Its long term hazards are currently unknown.

History

Perylenes have been used as vat dyes since 1912, but they were not manufactured and sold as pigments until 1957.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 743162035502