[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
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