Preparation and applications
Chrome orange can be made by treating lead(II) salts with an alkaline solution of chromate in a basic solution. It can also be produced by treating chrome yellow (PbCrO4) with strongly basic solution.
It was used in the past as a pigment in paints.
- Kühn, H. and Curran, M., Chrome Yellow and Other Chromate Pigments, in Artists’ Pigments. A Handbook of Their History and Characteristics, Vol. 1, L. Feller, Ed., Cambridge University Press, London 1986, p. 208 – 211.
- Chrome Orange at ColourLex
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