Fluorescent Yellow

Also known as Brilliant Yellow 8GF, Fluorescent Yellow is a greenish fluorescent yellow organic color pigment used in printing inks. Although Fluorescent Yellow is resistant to soaps, it possesses low lightfastness and low resistance to heat and solvents. It is used for specialty applications such as display packaging, cartons, and greeting cards, often in conjunction with other fluorescent inks. It has also been used as a first-down color in process-color printing to increase lightness, and as a gold pigment in foil applications. It is used in letterpress, lithographic, gravure, and screen printing processes. Recent innovations have improved its lightfastness and its suitability for a wider variety of applications. (See also Organic Color Pigments.)

('CI Pigment Yellow 101 No. 48052'.)

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