Orasol dyes

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[Ciba-Geigy] A registered trademark for a series of solvent soluble dyes. Orasol® dyes are transparent, have good tinting strength and are lightfast. They are used in resin, wax, shellac, and epoxy coatings. Orasol® dyes are also used in inks, paints, wood stains, fibers and plastics.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Orasol dye

Other Properties

Soluble in alcohols and ketones. Insoluble in hydrocarbon solvents.

Additional Information

Ciba Geigy Specialty Chemicals: Orasol dyes information

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Gordon Hanlon, contributed information, 1998
  • Conservation Support Systems, Catalog, 1997