Cadmium barium red

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Cadmium barium red

Description

A red cadmium pigment co-precipitated on barium sulfate. Also called cadmium lithopone reds, these pigments were first used in 1926. Cadmium barium red is a permanent color that has poorer hiding power and lower tinting strength than pure cadmium red pigment.

See cadmium sulfide.

Synonyms and Related Terms

cadmium red lithopone (AAT); Pigment Red 108:1; CI 77202:1; rosso di cadmio e bario (It.); vermelho de cádmio e bário (Port.)cadmium lithopone red; cadmopone

cadmium barium red
Composition CdS, CdSe

Hazards and Safety

Toxic by inhalation and ingestion. Carcinogen.

XRD

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SEM

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EDS

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XRF

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Additional Information

I. Fiedler , M. Bayard, "Cadmium yellows, oranges and reds", Artists Pigments, Volume 1, R. Feller (ed.), Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1986.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • M. Doerner, The Materials of the Artist, Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1934
  • 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