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Lac Dye

Lac Dye, also known as Alta, is a bright red dye. It is very lightfast and resistant to temperature which melts at 180° C and decomposes at approx. 230° C. Lac Dye is mainly applied by dying of textiles, such as dyeing wool and silk fabric, silk, cotton, wool. And it may also be used for oil painting, shellac varnishes, water colour painting and cosmetics.