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Organic chemicals

Any member of a large class of gaseous, liquid, or solid chemical compounds whose molecules contain carbon.

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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 ...