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[BASF] A registered trademark for a series of synthetic copper phthalocyanine blue and green dyes. Heliogen® dyes are lightfast and have good tinting strength. They are used in paints, lacquers, printing inks, wallpaper, and plastics.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Heliogen blue; Helio blue; CI 74160

Additional Information

BASF: Heliogen Website

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 612