Cadmium barium red
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
Hazards and Safety
Toxic by inhalation and ingestion. Carcinogen.
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
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000