Pigment Yellow 168

Pigment Yellow 168 is a bright pigment powder with greenish shade. It has good migration resistance in PVC. PY168 has similar structure with Pigment Yellow 61 and Pigment Yellow 62. They are lake pigment with Ca.Its color shade is between PY1 and PY3. PY168 has size change situation in HDPE, so it is mainly recommended in the coloring of LDPE.

Product Details


Pigment Yellow 168 has good light fastness and excellent migration resistance. Its resistance in the system of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons is also good. It has good alkali fastness, and is easy to be dispersed.

Chemical information

Color Index No:C.I.13960

Synonyms: Pigment Yellow 168,Calcium bis[4-[[1-[[(2-chlorophenyl)amino]carbonyl]-2-oxopropyl]azo]-3-nitrobenzenesulphonate]

Molecular Structure:

Pigment Yellow 168 molecular

Molecular Formula:C16H12CaCIN4O7S Molecular Weight:479.884
CAS No:71832-85-4 Average Particle Size(um):0.12
Density(g/cm3):165 EINECS No:276-057-2
Oil Absorption(g/100g):45-55 Specific surface(m2/g):50
Chemical Class:Monoazo Yellow, Ca Melting point(/℃):/

Chemical resistance datas

Light fastness (Full) : 6-7 Light fastness(Tinting) : 6
Ethyl acetate:4-5 Ethanol : 5
Heat stability (10min) :260℃ DOP:5
Acid: 4 Alkali : 5
Migration:5 Weather:3



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: –

▲Very suitable    ◭Suitable   Δ Limited suitable    -Not suitable

Packing methods

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