Naphthol AS Red (PR184)

Pigment Red 184 (C.I. 12487) is a Monoazo Naphthol AS organic pigment suitable for inks applications.

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Ferro is a leading global manufacturer of Naphthol AS Red pigments that provide a wide range of shades in a wide variety of color indices. 

Our Naphthol AS pigments span a color range from yellowish to very bluish red, concentrated in the long wavelength end of the spectrum. Pigment Red 184 (C.I. 12487) Monoazo Naphthol AS pigment has a very bluish red shade. It is suitable for ink applications and can be used when alkali and soap resistance properties associated with Pigment Red 57:1 are not sufficient.

Naphthol Carmine 6B 8435C is a recommended pigment for use in inks, exhibiting excellent performance in solvent-based inks (NC, NC/PA, PVB), water-based inks and offset inks applications.
        
Lysopure Red 8438C and Lysopure Red 8439C are the highest purity Naphthol AS Red (PR184) pigments developed for inks used in packaging printing applications such as packaging with food contact (e.g. where migration of Primary Aromatic Amines (PAA) must not exceed 10 µg per kg food or food simulant as defined in European Regulation 10/2011, BfR IX and the Swiss Ordinance 817.023.11).

NAPHTHOL AS RED (PR184) PIGMENT CHARACTERISTICS

HEAT FASTNESS  LIGHT
FASTNESS
 ACID FASTNESS ALKALI FASTNESS  SOLVENT FASTNESS 
150ºC*
20 mins
*Inks
Good
(5-6 on blue wool scale)
 Excellent Excellent  Moderate

NAPHTHOL AS RED (PR184) RECOMMENDED PIGMENTS AND APPLICATIONS

RECOMMENDED PIGMENT  PROPERTIES  APPLICATIONS
Naphthol Carmine 6B 8435C A transparent very bluish Naphthol AS Red (PR184) offering a very high level of gloss, transparency and color purity.

Inks: solvent-based inks, water-based inks

Lysopure Red 8438C 
A high purity Naphthol AS Red (PR184) pigment with high purity profile, eligible for sensitive applications such as food contact (e.g. where migration of Primary Aromatic Amines (PAA) must not exceed 10 µg per kg food or food simulant as defined in European Regulation 10/2011, BfR IX and the Swiss Ordinance 817.023.11).. Regulation 10/2011, BfR IX and the Swiss Ordinance 817.023.11). Inks for packaging used for indirect food contact personal care products
Lysopure Red 8439C
A high purity Naphthol AS Red (PR184) pigment with high purity profile, eligible for sensitive applications such as food contact (e.g. where migration of Primary Aromatic Amines (PAA) must not exceed 10 µg per kg food or food simulant as defined in European Regulation 10/2011, BfR IX and the Swiss Ordinance 817.023.11).
Inks for packaging used for indirect food contact personal care products


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