Cinnabar Red (non-toxic) - Bright Red Pigment
Coloured Earth Pigments
Cinnabar Red Pigment from Coloured Earth is a non-toxic pigment manufactured in France. Historically Cinnabar red (vermillion)was made from a mineral ore of mercury and was highly toxic. This rich scarlet red pigment is a synthetic reproduction and perfectly safe to handle.
Pigment Name: Cinnabar Red – 218
Other Names: Vermillion, Cadmium Red Hue, Carmine Red Hue.
Pigment Type: Manufactured Pigment
Country of Origin: France
Colour Index: - PR170
Chemical Make-up: An azo organic pigment fixed on a mineral base
Chemical Formula: PR3/12120 2, CACO3
Lime Stable? No
Suitable for External Use? Yes
UV Rating: Good
Colouring Power: Very Good
Particle size: 50 microns (325 Mesh)
Heat Stability: Colour Stable to 138°C / 280° F
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