Pigment Yellow 65

Permanent Yellow RN (C.I. Pigment Yellow 65) is a yellow pigment with bright reddish shade. It has excellent alkali and acid resistance. The reddish shade of PY65 is slightly worse than Pigment Yellow 83, but it has good solvent resistance and hiding power. With the high opacity, and light fastness, it is applied often in traffic paint.

Product Details


Pigment Yellow 65 is yellow powder with reddish shade, and color is quite bright. It is stable in normal temperature and if heated at 150℃ for 30minutes, the color will turn little darker. Its weather resistance is good and is recommended to use in road painting or traffic coating.

Chemical information

Color Index No: Pigment Yellow 65(C.I.11740)

Synonyms:Permanent Yellow Rn,2-[(4-methoxy-2-nitrophenyl)azo]-n-(2-methoxyphenyl)Chemicalbook-3-oxo-butanamid;2-[(4-methoxy-2-nitrophenyl)azo]-n-(2-methoxyphenyl)-3-oxo-butyramide;

Molecular Structure

Pigment Yellow 65 molecular

Molecular Fomula:C18H18N4O6 Molecular Weight:386.36
CAS No:6528-34-3 Average Particle Size:
Density(g/cm3):1.33 EINECS No:229-419-9
Oil Absorption(g/100g):30-50 Specific surface(m2/g):15
Chemical Class:Monoazo Yellow Melting point:239℃

Chemical resistance datas

Light fastness (Full) : 6 Light fastness(Tinting) : 5-6
Water :  4-5 Ethanol : 3-4
Heat stability (10min) :140℃ Ethyl acetate : 3-4
Acid 4-5 Alkali : 4-5
White spirit:4 Weather:4


Ink 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 : ◭ Traffic 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