Pigment: Pyrrole Scarlet PR 255, Lightfastness rating: Excellent, Semi-Transparent, Medium-staining, Non-granulating.
Permanent, semi-transparent and medium staining, this fire engine red is cleaner than Cadmium or Permanent Red. It is a modern synthetic-organic pigment. While close in value to its Perylene cousin, it disperses more evenly and is less granular.
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor half pans are hand poured, professional watercolors with the highest pigment load possible.