With such a wide variety of plastics, polymers, and resin systems available today, each with their unique physical requirements, a complete selection of plastics colorants is necessary.  ORCO’s extensive line of OrcoPlast™ solvent dyes, Orcocil™ & Orcocilacron™ disperse dyes, OrcoPerm™ organic pigments, ORCO IO™ inorganic pigments, and Orco Synthrowite™ optical brighteners will meet the performance demands addressing color vibrancy, transparency & opaqueness, process stability, heat & UV resistance, and FDA food-contact compliance, all at an economical cost.  A number of applications our dyes and pigments are used in, are thin films, filaments, laminates, packaging, geo textiles, 3-D Printing, extruded & molded products, and industrial & construction materials.  Let our expert team of chemists help you select the right colorant for your plastic, polymer, or resin system.

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Orcocilacron™ Disperse Dyes

Orcocilacron™ disperse dyes are a group of dyes characterized as medium and high-energy disperse types for the dyeing of polyester(PES), polystyrene acrylonitile(SAN), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene(ABS), polyethylene terephthalate(PET), and acrylics.

Color

Color
Index

ORCOCILACRON™
Sublimation (180°C/30sec)

Light
Fastness

CAS Registry #

Disperse
Blue 27

Blue GLF

5

6-7

15791-78-3

Disperse
Blue 56

Blue P-RBLD 150%

3-4

6-7

12217-79-7

Disperse
Blue 60

Brilliant Blue BG 200%

4-5

6-7

12217-80-0

Disperse
Red 60

Red FB

4-5

6-7

61968-52-3

Disperse
Red 167

Rubine LBN

5

5-6

6250-22-3

Disperse
Orange 47

Orcocilacron Orange R

6-7

12236-03-2

Disperse
Yellow 42

Yellow LSD

4

7

5124-25-4

Disperse
Yellow 64

Brilliant Yellow 3G 200%

4-5

7

12223-86-8

Disperse
Yellow 201

Brilliant Yellow 6G

5

7-8

80748-21-6

Disperse
Yellow 241

Yellow 3GL

5

6

83429-52-9

 

Orcocil™ Disperse Dyes

Orcocil™ disperse dyes are a specially selected group of disperse dyes characterized as low-energy disperse type. These are typically used in the surface-dyeing of low-temperature thermoplastic polyamides commonly known as nylon.

Color

Color
Index

ORCOCIL™
Sublimation (180°C/30sec)

Light
Fastness

CAS Registry #

No CI

Black NCS-F

5

5

Disperse
Blue 3

Blue BNN Ex Conc

1-4

4

2475-46-9

Disperse
Blue 7

Fast Blue Green G

1-5

4-6

3179-90-6

Disperse
Orange 3

Orange GL

5

2

730-40-5

Disperse
Red 1

Scarlet B

4

4

2872-52-8

Disperse
Red 4s

Fast Pink RF-E

2-3

5-6

Disperse
Red 15s

Pink MC

3

5

Disperse
Red 17

Red R

4

4

3179-89-3

Disperse
Violet 1

Violet RLF

1

5-6

128-95-0

Disperse
Yellow 3s

Yellow GS

4-5

6

Disperse
Yellow 23

Yellow 4R Conc

3-4

6-7

6250-22-3

Disperse
Yellow 82

Brilliant Yellow 10GN

5

4-5

83929-90-2

OrcoPerm™  Organic Pigments

OrcoPerm™ organic pigment powders offer a wide shade range and are applicable to many types of polymers. Some are FDA Approved meeting requirements of 21 CFR 178.3297

Shade

Index Name

OrcoPerm™

Applications

pH (10% Aqueous)

Light Fastness

Heat Stability (°F/°C)

         MASSTONE    10% TINT

Yellow 14

Yellow 2GN

PVC

5.0-7.5

3-5

390 / 199

Yellow 17

Yellow 3GN

PO, PVC, PU Foam

5-7.5

4-7

390 / 199

Yellow 62

Fast Yellow WSR

PVC, PP, LDPE, HDPE, PS, ABS

6-8

6-7

500 / 260

Yellow 83

Golden Yellow RN

PS, PVC, LDPE, PU

5.5-7.5

7-8

390 / 199

Yellow 93

Yellow GG

PO

5.5-8.5

7-8

536 / 280

Yellow 110

Yellow 2RLP

PP, PO, PS, PU PVC
FDA Approved

5-7.5

7-8

570/ 299

Yellow 138

Fast Yellow 138

PET, PO, PS, PVC
FDA Approved

5-7

7-8

570 / 299

Yellow 139

Yellow 2RF

HDPE, LDPE, PS, PU, PVC

5-7.5

7-8

460 / 238

Yellow 150

Yellow 4GY

PC, PET, PVC

5.5-7.5

8

570 / 299

Yellow 155

Yellow 4GP

PO, PP, PU, PVC, Rubber

5-7

7-8

480 / 250

Yellow 168

Yellow WGP

HDPE, LDPE, PO, PVC

7-9

7

500 / 260

Yellow 180

Yellow HG

PET, PO, PS PVC, Rubber
FDA Approved

5.5-8

6-7

550-570 / 288-299

Yellow 181

Yellow H2SG

ABS, PO, PS, PU, PVC
FDA Approved

5-7.5

8

540-570 / 282-299

Yellow 183

Yellow H3GS

ABS, CA/CAB, PET, PS, PU, PVC, SAN
FDA Approved

5-7.5

5-8

570 / 299

Yellow 191

Fast Yellow HGR

ABS, PC,PO, PP, PS, PU, PVS, Rubber
FDA Approved

5-7.5

6-7

570 / 299

Orange 43

Orange GRL

Most plastics

6-7

7-8

540 / 280

Orange 64

Orange GL

ABS, PO, PS, Resins
FDA Approved

5.5-7.5

7-8

535 / 279

Orange 73

Orange RA

PO, PU, PVC, Rubber

5.5-7.5

7-8

570 / 299

Red 38

Red BB

HDPE, PAN, PU, PVC

5-7

4-7

390/ 199

Red 48:1

Red RT

LDPE, PE,  PVC

6-9

3-4

475 / 246

Red 48:2

Red 2BP

HDPE, LDPE, PE, PP, PS, PVC

6-7.5

4-7

460 / 238

Red 48:3

Red 3RL

 HDPE, LDPE, PE,  PP

5.5-7.5

4-6

460 / 238

Red 57:1

Rubine 4BP

LDPE, HDPE, PP, PVC,  PS, PU

5.5-9

4-6

500 / 260

Red 60:1

Red AZ

LDPE, PE, PS, PVC

5-6.5

3-4

500 / 260

Red 122

Magenta LDN

ABS, PC, PET, PO, PS,   

6-8.5

7-8

570 / 299

Red 144

Fast Red 3B

ABS, PVC, PS, PO, PET

5.5-7.5

7-8

570 / 299

Red 166

Scarlet R

All plastics

6-7.5

7-8

570 / 299

Red 170

Fast Red FRK

HDPE, PP, PVC

6-8

7-8

480 / 249

Red 176

Carmine HFC

PC, PO, PP, PS, PVC

6-7.5

5-7

520 / 271

Red 179

Maroon PLG

PO, PU, PVC
FDA Approved

5-7.5

7-8

570 / 299

Red 208

Red HFB

PO, PVC

5-7

6-7

460 / 238

Red 242

Scarlet 4RF

Most plastics

6-7.5

7-8

572 / 300

Red 254

DPP Red DB

HDPE, PET, PO, PS, PVC, Rubber

6.5-9

8

570 / 299

Red 272

Flame Red FP

HDPE, PO, PP, PVC

5.5-7.5

7-8

570 / 299

Violet 19

Pink LBN

PVC, PC, HDPE, PU Foams
FDA Approved

6.5-8.5

7-8

570 / 299

Violet 23

Violet 4BN

Most plastics

5-7

7-8

535 / 279

Violet 29

Violet D

Most plastics
FDA Approved

5-7

7-8

570 / 299

Blue 15:0

Blue BL

PVC & low-temp plastics
FDA Approved

6.5-8

8

390 / 199

Blue 15:1

Blue 2GN

PVC; Most plastics
FDA Approved

6-8

8

535 / 279

Blue 15:3

Blue 3GN

Most plastics
FDA Approved

5-8

8

554 / 290

Green 7

Green YN

ABS, PO, PS, PVC
FDA Approved

5.5-8

8

572 / 300

Green 7

Green BN

ABS, PO, PS, PVC
FDA Approved

5.5-8

8

500 / 260

Green 36

Cyanine Green 8G

Most plastics

5.5-8

8

500 / 260

Orco IO™  Inorganic Pigments 

Orco IO™  Inorganic Pigments consist of carbon blacks, complex inorganics, iron oxides, ultramarine blue, chromium oxide greens, bismuth vanadate yellow, molybdate oranges , and chrome yellows offering excellent lightfastness and heat resistance.  Some are FDA Approved meeting requirements of 21 CFR 178.3297

Shade

Index Name

Orco IO™

Applications

pH

Light Fastness (1-8)

Heat Stability (°F/°C)

Black 7

Carbon Black P

All plastics

7

Black 11

Black S-M

Low-temp plastics
FDA Approved

5-8

365/185

Black 26

CPX™ Black JT

All plastics

6.7

8

1000 / 540

Black 27

CPX™ Black DBK

All plastics

6.8

8

2200 / 1200

Black 28

CPX™ Black A

All plastics

6.8

8

1500 / 800

Black 28

CPX™ Black ED-JT

All plastics

4.8

8

1500 / 800

Black 30

CPX™ Black IR-2

All plastics

7.6

8

1500 / 800

Green 17

CPX™ Black ED-G

All plastics

5.2

8

1500 / 800

Brown 29

CPX™ Black IR

All plastics

5.3

8

1500 / 800

Brown 29

CPX™ Black IR-3

All plastics

8.5

8

1500 / 800

Brown 29

CPX™ Brown BBK

All plastics

10.0

8

1500 / 800

Brown 29

CPX™ Black ED/IR-B

All plastics

4.5

8

1500 / 800

Brown 48

CPX™ Yellow IR-YB

All plastics

9.6

8

1500 / 800

Black 12

CPX™ Yellow IR-DR

All plastics

9.3

8

1500 / 800

Red 101

Red SMP

Most plastics
FDA Approved

4.5-7.5

940 / 504

Brown 33

CPX™ Brown LB

All plastics

8.4

8

1500 / 800

Yellow 164

CPX™ Brown MB

All plastics

6.2

8

1500 / 800

Brown 33

CPX™ Brown ED-RB

All plastics

4.8

8

1500 / 800

Blue 28

CPX™ Blue BB

All plastics

9.5

8

1500 / 800

Blue 28

CPX™ Blue ED-RB

All plastics

4.8

8

1500 / 800

Blue 28

CPX™ Blue ED-DB

All plastics

5.1

8

1500 / 800

Blue 28

CPX™ Blue TB

All plastics

10.8

8

1500 / 800

Blue 29

UM™ Blue RN

Most plastics
FDA Approved

7-8

662 / 352

Blue 36

CPX™ Blue DBG

Most plastics

4.8

8

1500 / 800

Green 17

CPX™ Green IR-G

All plastics

6.0

8

1500 / 800

Green 17

ChromOx™ Green A

All plastics
FDA Approved

3-5

8

1800 / 982

Green 26

CPX™ Green ED-DG

All plastics

5.7

8

1500 / 800

Green 26

CPX™ Green IR-DG

All plastics

9.2

8

1500 / 800

Green 50

CPX™ Green ED-RG

All plastics

5.9

8

1500 / 800

Green 50

CPX™ Green BG

All plastics

9.6

8

1500 / 800

Green 50

CPX™ Green MG

All plastics

10.0

8

1500 / 800

Yellow 216

CPX™ Orange C

All plastics

9.6

8

600 / 320

Yellow 216

CPX™ Orange ED-MO

All plastics

4.9

8

600 / 320

Red 104

Moly Orange YP

Hi-temp plastics

6-8

7

570 / 299

Red 104

Moly Orange RP

Hi-temp plastics

6-8

7

570 / 299

Violet 14

CPX™ Violet BV

All plastics

7.8

8

1100 / 600

Violet 16

CPX™ Violet RV

All plastics

3.8

8

525 / 275

Brown 24

CPX™ Yellow ED-GY

All plastics

4.2

8

1500 / 800

Yellow 34

Chrome Yellow RG-PP

Hi-temp plastics

5.0-7.5

6

390 / 199

Yellow 34

Chrome Yellow RG-LP

Hi-temp plastics

7

570 / 299

Yellow 34

Chrome Yellow RG-MP

Hi-temp plastics

7

570 / 299

Yellow 42

IOX™ Yellow P

Most plastics

3-7

8

Yellow 42

IOX™ Yellow PM

Most plastics
FDA Approved

3-5

8

460 / 238

Yellow 53

CPX™ Yellow BY

All plastics

9.5

8

1500 / 800

Yellow 227

CPX™ Yellow CHY

All plastics

5.4

8

600 / 320

Yellow 227

CPX™ Yellow ED-CHY

All plastics

4.3

8

600 / 320

Brown 24

CPX™ Yellow GY

All plastics

7.8

8

1500 / 800

Yellow 53

CPX™ Yellow ED-BY

All plastics

4.5

8

1500 / 800

Yellow 184

BV Yellow

PO, PU, PVC

6 .5-8.0

8

390/ 199

OrcoPlast™ Solvent Dyes

OrcoPlast™ dyes are used extensively in many plastic coloration applications.   These highly-concentrated heat-stable colorants, available in powder form,  allow the formulator to use minimal amounts of dye thereby causing no change to the product’s original physical characteristics.  Plastics applications include SAN, ABS, PLA, PET, acrylic, polystyrenes, polycarbonates, nylon polyamides, and other polymers & resins .

OrcoPlast™ Dyes Physical & Resin Suitability Properties Technical Bulletin 

Shade

Color Index Name

OrcoPlast™

Solvent Black 5

Nigrosine SB

Solvent Black 7

Nigrosine NB Base

Solvent Blue 4

Victoria Blue Base

Solvent Blue 35

Blue B 200%

Solvent Blue 36

Blue AP

Solvent Blue 38

Blue MBSN

Solvent Blue 48

Blue 2GLN

Solvent Blue 59

Blue N

Solvent Blue 97

Blue GN

Solvent Blue 98

Blue HF Liquid

Solvent Blue 102

ERO Blue

Solvent Blue 104

Blue 2B

Solvent Blue 128

Blue 2R

Solvent Green 3

Green B

Solvent Green 28

Green 820

Solvent Orange 60

Orange PER

Solvent Orange 86

Orange Amber

Solvent Red 23

Red SBRO

Solvent Red 24

Red 4B

Solvent Red 26

Red 26

Solvent Red 27

Red MX

Solvent Red 52

Red 5

Solvent Red 111

Red SBA

Solvent Red 135

Red SBP

Solvent Red 164

Red B-HF Liquid

Solvent Red 168

Red SBSE

Solvent Red 169

Red SBSN

Solvent Red 179

Red SBPN

Solvent Red 207

Red SBTO

Solvent Violet 8

Methyl Violet Base

Solvent Violet 13

Violet IRS

Solvent Violet 14

Violet M

Disperse Violet 26

Violet R

Solvent Violet 38

Violet 3B

Solvent Yellow

Yellow GR-HF Liquid

Solvent Yellow 33

Chinoline Yellow

Solvent Yellow 56

Yellow EF

Solvent Yellow 72

Yellow SBC

Solvent Yelllow 77

Yellow GX

Solvent Yellow 93

Yellow 4G

Solvent Yellow 114

Yellow G

Solvent Yellow 163

Yellow GS

Solvent Yellow 167

Yellow TG

Solvent Green 5

Fluorescent Green E

Solvent Orange 63

Fluorescent Orange FC

Disperse Red 277

Flourescent Red G

Solvent Red 49

Rhodamine B Base

Vat Red 41

Fluorescent Red 5B

Disperse Yellow 82

Fluorescent Yellow 10GN

Solvent Yellow 98

Fluorescent Yellow 3GF

Solvent Yellow 43

Fluorescent Yellow FG

Plastic Types KEY

ABS(Acrylonitrile Butadiene Acrylate)    CA/CAB(Cellulose Acetate Butyrate)    HDPE(High Density PolyEthylene)    LDPE(Low Density PolyEthylene)    PA(PolyAmide/Nylon)
PAN(PolyAcryloNitrile)    PC(PolyCarbonate)    PE(PolyEthylene)    PET(PolyEthylene Terephthalate)    PMMA(PolyMethyl MethAcrylate)    PO(PolyOlefin)    PP(PolyPropylene)
PS(PolyStyrene)    PU(PolyUrethane)    PVC(PolyVinyl Chloride)    SAN(Styrene AcryloNitrile)    

FDA Approved21 CFR 178.3297

Actual dye or pigment samples must be evaluated in a laboratory on medium to be colored in production for accurate shade and physical property results. Shades shown on print material and computer monitors are for general reference only as they are inherently inaccurate due to calibration variations and technical limitations of monitors and printers.