Pigment Yellow 12

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A yellow diazo pigment. Pigment Yellow 12 is formed by the condensation of 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine di-diazotate with acetoacetanilide. It has good permanence. Pigment Yellow 12 is used in printing inks, lacquers, rubber, resins, and textiles.

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CI 21090

Composition C32H26Cl2N6O4
CAS 6538-85-6

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)
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993