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Orange Pigments

Benzimidazolone Orange (PO62)

Common Names: azo orange, permanent orange

A light, warm, and semi-opaque yellow-orange pigment. Lightfast.

Cadmium Orange (PO20)
Common Name: cadmium yellow orange
A lightly valued and semi-opaque mid-orange pigment. Very lightfast. Toxicity warning.

Benzimidazolone Orange (PO64)

Common Names: saturn red

A new and relatively unknown pigment in watercolors. Described by Schmincke as a semi transparent, cadmium free orange with good lightfastness.

Pyrrole Orange (P073)
Common Names: pyrrol orange
An extremely intense, semi-transparent red orange pigment. Lightfast.

Transparent Orange (PO107)

Common Name: N/A

A bright, clean, transparent, warm orange pigment. Rated as excellent lightfastness by Winsor & Newton.

Note: This pigment was released in 2014 by Winsor & Newton as a Limited Edition color available only in a 5ml tube. It now appears to have been added to their main line and is available in a 14ml tube on Jackson's as of March 2019, however the pigment number has been removed.

Pyrrole Orange (P071)

Common Name: transparent pyrrol orange

Ranges from a vibrant, semi-transparent orange to a deep red orange hue. Lightfast.

Additional Yellow-Mid Oranges

Benzimidazolone Scarlet (PO36)
Common Name: benzimida orange deep
A deep, semi-transparent, red orange pigment. Excellent lightfastness. 

Cadmium Red Light (PR108)
Common Name: cadmium scarlet, cadmium red orange, cadmium red
A vibrant, opaque red orange pigment. Excellent lightfastness. Note: PR108 varies widely; additional samples can be found in the Reds & Magentas section.

Naphthol Arylamide (PR188)
Common Name: scarlet lake, permanent red
An intense, semi-transparent, red orange pigment. Lightfast. 

Anthraquinone Scarlet (PR168)
Common Name: permanent red light, permanent scarlet
A vivid, semi-transparent, nearly red orange pigment. Lightfast. 

Quinacridone Scarlet (PR207)
Common Name: quinacridone red light
A soft, semi-transparent, red orange pigment. Lightfast.

Additional Red Oranges