Lithopone is an organically coated white pigment based on a co‑precipitated compound of zinc sulfide/barium sulfate. It is a transparent white almost equal to zinc oxide in whiteness and holds a medium position in density between lead white and zinc white. Learn more.
Rublev Colours Lithopone is an organically coated white pigment based on a co‑precipitated compound of zinc sulfide/barium sulfate. The zinc sulfide content is 30% by weight, whereas, on a molecular basis, lithopone consists of the two components at a ratio of 1:1. It is a transparent white almost equal to zinc oxide in whiteness and holds a medium position in density between lead white and zinc white.
Composition and Permanence
|Pigment Classification:||Synthetic inorganic|
|Colour Index:||Pigment White 5 (77115)|
|Chemical Name:||Barium zinc / sulfate sulfide|
|Safety Information:||Based on toxicological review, there are no acute or known chronic health hazards with the anticipated use of this product. Always protect yourself against potentially unknown chronic hazards of this and other chemical products by avoiding ingestion, excessive skin contact, and inhalation of spraying mists, sanding dusts, and concentrated vapors. Contact us for further information or consult the MSDS for more information.|
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|Primary Names||English: lithopone
|Alternate Names||English: Barium zinc sulfate sulfide, Enamel White, barium zinc sulfate, barium zinc sulfide, zinc sulfide, barium sulfate mixture, Becton White, Charlton White, Zincolith, surya’s salt|
|Processing Time||Usually ships the next business day.|
|Pigment Type||Inorganic, Synthetic|