PV Fast Blue BG

Pigment Blue 15:3

Edition Date :
July 08, 2021

PV Fast Blue BG is a greenish blue pigment with excellent fastness and dispersion properties. A versatile pigment with applications in all polymers.

PV Fast Blue BG is also recommended for the coloration of personal care products and cosmetics, meeting the requirements for cosmetic ingredients in EU (CI 74160) and Japan (Blue No. 404)

  • Excellent fastness to weathering
  • Outstanding heat resistance
  • Meets strict purity requirements
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Product Data
Physical and Chemical Properties
Density  [g/cm³]   1.62
Bulk volume [l/kg]  4.0
Average particle size  [nm] 74
Alkali resistance   5
Acid resistance   5
Specific surface  [m2/g] 57

Fastness Properties
SD 1/3  [g/kg] 1.1 1.1 4.0 1.1 1.2 1.0
Hue angle  [°] 242.7 239.4 240.7 242.7 241.8 239.5
Chroma   46.2 45.6 48.2 46.6 46.7 45.6
Light fastness
(Full shade)  8 8 8 8 8 8
Light fastness
(Reduction) 8 8 8 8 8 8
Heat resistance  [°C]  300 300 - 300 300 320
Weathering fastness   5 - 4-5 - - -

Additional Technical Properties
Low warping applications Not suitable
Cable sheathing Suitable
Fastness to bleeding in P-PVC 5


    Suitable  Limited suitability Not suitable
    PVC/ Rubber    
    PS/ ABS    
    PP Fiber    
    PET Fiber     
    PA Fiber     
    PAN Fiber    
Limiting concentration in HDPE
Reflection curve
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