Iriodin 506 Sunset Orange is now enriching Merck’s broad portfolio of effect pigments. The orange imbues paper, plastic and ceramic with a luminosity. With a strong body colour, good coverage and nearly limitless combination possibilities, this effect pigment opens up new horizons for the print and plastics industries. The mica particles, measuring 5-35μm and coated with metal oxides, captivate onlookers through their high colour saturation and purity. It has a high opacity that can be combined with a multitude of effect and absorption pigments, eg, with the IrEmerald Kalama low VOC coalescent launched.Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, has announced K-FLEX 500P, its lowest VOC coalescent in the product line, designed for architectural coatings where very low VOCs, excellent gloss, scrub, block and freeze-thaw characteristics are desired features. Kalama K-FLEX dibenzoate esters are highly effective, low-VOC, non-phthalate, non-alkyl phenol ethoxylate (APE-free) and are compatible with a wide range of polymers, including acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acetate (PVA), vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) systems.iodin 305 Solar Gold or Iriodin 4504 Lava Red effect pigments.