[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
Soluble in alcohols and ketones. Insoluble in hydrocarbon solvents.
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