Quinacridone Red (PR122)

Pigment Red 122 (C.I. 73915) is a Quinacridone-based red pigment suitable for many applications including coatings, plastics and inks.

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Ferro supplies high performance Quinacridone pigments that provide a range of red colors (yellowish to violet) with very high tinting strength.

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he high solvent fastness and excellent light and weather fastness of Quinacridone pigments make them suitable for many demanding pigment applications in coatings and inks. Their excellent heat stability make them suitable for use in various plastic colorant applications such as polystyrene, polycarbonate, polyester spin dyeing, polyolefins and ABS.

Pigment Red 122 (C.I. 73915) is a Quinacridone-based clean bluish red pigment, referred to as pink, with very good overall fastness properties, including light fastness, weather fastness, heat fastness, and excellent migration properties. It is recommended for applications in coatings, including outdoor coatings, architectural coatings, industrial coatings, automotive OEM, and car refinishing. 

We offer Lysopac Red 2230C, a transparent Quinacridone Red (PR122) pigment recommended for coatings, plastics and inks along with Lysopac Red 2231C, a more economical option recommended for inks applications.

QUINACRIDONE RED (PR122) PIGMENT CHARACTERISTICS

RECOMMENDED PIGMENT HEAT FASTNESS  LIGHT
FASTNESS
 ACID FASTNESS ALKALI FASTNESS  SOLVENT FASTNESS 
Lysopac Red 2230C
Lysopac Red 2231C
230ºC*
5 mins
*Plastics HDPE
Excellent
(7-8 on blue wool scale)
 Excellent Excellent  Good
RECOMMENDED PIGMENT HEAT FASTNESS LIGHT
FASTNESS
ACID FASTNESS ALKALI FASTNESS SOLVENT FASTNESS
Lysopac Red 2230C
Lysopac Red 2231C
180ºC*
10 mins
*Inks
Good
(6-7 on blue wool scale)
Excellent Excellent Good
RECOMMENDED PIGMENT  HEAT FASTNESS LIGHT
FASTNESS
WEATHER FASTNESS  ACID FASTNESS ALKALI FASTNESS SOLVENT FASTNESS
Lysopac Red 2230C
Lysopac Red 2231C
200ºC*
10 mins
*Paints
Good
(7-8 on blue wool scale)
 Good
(4-5 on grey scale)
Excellent Excellent Good

QUINACRIDONE RED (PR122) RECOMMENDED PIGMENTS AND APPLICATIONS 

RECOMMENDED PIGMENT  PROPERTIES  APPLICATIONS
Lysopac Red 2230C A transparent bluish red (pink) Quinacridone Red (PR122) pigment with very good overall fastness properties. Paints, Coatings, Plastics, Inks
Lysoapc Red 2231C
A more bluish shade of Quinacridone Red (PR122) pigment with very good overall fastness properties.
Paints, Coatings, Plastics, Inks


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