A yellow-tinged red synthetic organic colorants. Bronze orange is from the same colorant family as red lake C. It is a diazo dye made by reacting beta-naphthol with the sodium salt of o-chloro-m-toluidine-p-sulfonic acid. Bronze orange is used as a colorant in plastics, rubber and printing inks.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Pigment Red 53; bronzo arancio (It.)
Hazards and Safety
Carcinogen. Toxic by ingestion and inhalation.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
- Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979
- Monona Rossol, The Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide, Allworth Press, New York, 1994