Pigment Red 169 for Ink

Pigment Red 169 is pure blue red powder.  Its shade can meet the color requirements of four-color or three-color printing ink. Its specific surface area  is 89m2/g. The main application is in printing inks, especially water-based soft printing inks and toluene gravure printing inks.PR169 can also be used together with C.I. Pigment Red 57:1 in color matching

Product Details


Pigment Red 169 is pure bluish red powder. It has similar shade to Pigment Red 81 but with cheap price. It has low viscosity and has good performance in water based system. It has good bleeding and migration resistance

Chemical information

Color Index No:Pigment Red 169

Synonyms:C.I.Pigment Red 169; ferrate(4-), hexakis(cyano-C)-, Et 2-[6-(ethylamino)-3-(ethylimino)-2,7-dimethyl-3H-xanthen-9-yl]benzoate copper(2+) salts

Molecular Structure:

Pigment Red 169 molecular

Molecular Fomula:C66H70CuFeN10O6 Molecular Weight:1218.72000
CAS No:12237-63-7 EINECS No: 235-469-2
Density(g/cm3):1.50 Average particle size:/
Specific surface(m2/g):88 Oil Absorption(g/100g):80-90
Melting point:/ Chemical Class:Triarylcarbonium, CuFe(CN)6

Chemical resistance datas

Light fastness (Full) : 3-4 Light fastness(Tinting) : 3
Heat stability (10min) :140 ℃ Acid : 3-4
Alkali : 4 Toluene:3
Ethanol:2 Ethyl acetate:2-3
Water:3-4 Paraffine:4



Sheetfed offset ink: ◭ Water-based ink: ▲
Heat set ink: △ NC ink: △
Cold set ink: ◭ Metal decorative ink: –
Gravure ink: ◭ UV curing ink(offset): –
Silkscreen ink: – UV curing ink(Flexo): –
Coating Water based industrial paint: – Powder Coatings: –
Solvent based industrial paint: – Automotive coatings: –
Water based decorative paint : – Wood coatings: –
Solvent based decorative paint: – Amine curing epoxy coatings: –
Coil Coating: – Textile printing: –
Plastic PE: – PA: –
PP: – PC: –
PVC: – Pom: –
ABS: – Rubber: –
PUR: – Fibers: –

Packing methods

25kgs craft bag with pallets; 7-8MT in 20’FCL