Cobalt ultramarine

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Description

A synthetic cobalt blue pigment that is the same shade as ultramarine blue (Mayer 1969).

Synonyms and Related Terms

ultramarino de cobalto (Esp., Port.); cobalto oltremare (It.); Gahn's blue

Hazards and Safety

Skin contact may cause allergies, especially on elbows, neck and ankles. Chronic inhalation may cause asthma. Ingestion may cause vomiting, diarrhea and the sensation of hotness.

Additional Information

R. Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row, New York, 1969.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)