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For US and Canada: Iriotec® 8826 - the color-neutral pigment for fast, dark and high-contrast marking of colored polymers

Tech Paper | Supplied by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany

In the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico the performance materials business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as EMD Performance Materials. This document is only intended for members in this area.
If you are located in rest of the world (Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, South America) please follow the link for downloading the correct document version.

Iriotec® 8826 is a bismuth(III) oxide. It is a pigment powder that can be incorporated into a polymer with neutral color impact.

Its effect is invisible until an infrared laser is used. The marking is permanent and embedded in the material and not on the surface.

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