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Carmine varnish

Carmine varnish

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Carmine varnish - called a red precipitate obtained by adding alum or a mixture of alum and tin salt to an alkaline broth of cochineal. Suitable for oil.

• Chemical description: Natural carmine is a red-purple dye derived from carminic acid produced by female cochineal insects. Carmine is registered as a food additive E120.

• Light fastness: 5

• Color Index: NR4

• Opaque

• Suitability: Oil, Acrylic, Tempera, Watercolor / Gouache,

• Color: raspberry-pink with purple tint.

• Alkali resistance: 5

• Lime resistance: 5

• Acid resistance: 3

• Hiding power is high



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