This new azo pigment falls between Permanent Violet and Manganese Violet on the color chart. It's a lightfast, slightly granular deep brown-violet with a low staining property. Its semi-transparent property makes Naphthamide Maroon a surprise substitute for earth pigments, especially umbers.
- ASTM Lightfastness Rating: Excellent - Not yet rated by ASTM - Rating based on Daniel Smith's independent testing.
- Transparency: Semi-transparent
- Granulating: No
- Staining: Low