Pigment Violet 3

The shade of Pigment Violet 3 is much bluer than Pigment Violet 1 or Violet 2. And its light fastness is also better than PV27. PV3 is mainly applied in printing inks, such as water based flexo ink, package ink. It is also used in the coloring of educational supplies.

Product Details


Pigment Violet 3 is dark purple color pigment powder, and has bluish shade and reddish shade type. It has bright color and high coloring strength. It can be added into black ink, and it can improve the blackness of black ink. There will be no water permeability and oil permeability. PV3 has better fastness than pigment violet 27 and is applied in ink mainly. It is good in acid resistance and water resistance.

Chemical information 

Color Index No:Pigment Violet 3

Synonyms:Brillfast Violet;Toning Blue MV;Consol Violet;Permanent purple;molybdatetungstatephosphate; Fast Violet Toner Purple Lake;

Molecular Structure:

Pigment Violet 3 molecular

Molecular Formula: C24H27N3 Molecular Weight: 359.51
CAS No: 1325-82-2 EINECS No: 273-548-3
Density(g/cm3): 2.15-2.30 Average particle size(um): /
Specific surface(m2/g): 50-60 Oil Absorption(g/100g): 41-77
Melting point(℃): / Chemical Class: Methyl Violet

Chemical resistance datas

Light fastness (Full): 4-5 Light fastness(Tinting): 4-5
Heat stability: 160 ℃ (10min) Acid: 5
Alkali: 4 Ketone: 4
Ethanol: 4 Ethyl acetate: 4
Water: 4 Benzene: 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