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Pigments

Of or pertaining to material that changes the color of reflected light by absorbing selected wavelengths.

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pigment

Organic chemicals; Pigments

A pigment is a material that changes the color of reflected or transmitted light as the result of wavelength-selective absorption. Many materials selectively absorb certain wavelengths of light. ...

cadmium pigments

Organic chemicals; Pigments

Cadmium pigments are a class of pigments that have cadmium as one of the chemical components. They are highly toxic and can produce cadmium poisoning. The principal pigments are a family of ...

carbon black

Organic chemicals; Pigments

Carbon black (Colour Index International, PBK-7) is the name of a common black pigment, traditionally produced from charring organic materials such as wood or bone. It appears black because it ...

azo pigments

Organic chemicals; Pigments

Azo pigments are colorless particles (typically earths or clays), which have been colored using an azo compound. Azo pigments are important in a variety of paints including artist's paints. They have ...

cobalt blue

Organic chemicals; Pigments

Cobalt blue is a cool, slightly desaturated blue color, historically made using cobalt salts of alumina. It is used in certain ceramics (historically, especially Chinese porcelain) and painting; the ...

Prussian blue

Organic chemicals; Pigments

Prussian blue is a dark blue pigment with the idealized formula Fe7(CN)18. Another name for the color Prussian blue is Berlin blue or, in painting, Parisian blue. Turnbull's blue is the same ...

cerulean

Organic chemicals; Pigments

Cerulean, also spelled caerulean, may be applied to a range of colors from deep blue, sky-blue, bright blue or azure color through greenish blue colors. The first recorded use of cerulean as a color ...

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