Colorants

Textile Dyes

DyStar is the leader of textile dyes. With the broadest product range on the market, we cover most fibers and quality specifications. Our products are in compliance with international legal requirements. We offer product list of our brand and retailer RSL compliant products. DyStar supports brands and retailers with innovative global solutions for sustainability. Learn more…

Dye Based Inks

DyStar is a leading supplier of innovative textile printing solutions. DyStar offers purified dyes with reliable printing performance and high reproducibility across different substrates. Our dyes provide assurance to our textile customers that we meet international and local legislative requirements while utilizing modern processes. Learn more…

Regulated Dyes and Lakes

DyStar is a leading producer of the highest quality regulated dyes and lakes. Our regulated dyes and Lakes are manufactured with strict controls to recreate exact shades every time – brilliant colors, high tinctorial strength with excellent heat and light stability to maintain color over time. We test every batch of our regulated colors in accordance to meet your standards.

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Technical Dyes

Our Hidacid® technical dyes are designed to be easy to use, free flowing, viscosity-stable, pigment concentrates used in producing architectural, household, writing utensils, paper products, water treatment, film imaging  and brighteners. Most of our products are quality-controlled on a weight basis. This QC methodology leads to the greatest color and strength consistency for in-plant tinting. Products are maximum package stable, freeze/thaw stable and are resistant to bacterial growth. Learn more…

Pigments and Dispersions

DyStar is a leading producer of pigments and dispersions. Our inorganic dyes are used in animal feed, cosmetics, personal care and pharmaceutical products. Aqueous carbon black dispersions in a range of jettness, strength, resinated and non-resinated systems for a variety of coatings and graphic arts applications. Oil-based carbon black dispersions designed for offset printing inks – heatset and sheetfed processes – provided in a variety of tint strengths, shade and performance properties. Lucida Colors™ EC dispersions incorporate new and unique energy curable pigment dispersion technology and combines this with years of color development experience to produce our newest offerings to ink and coatings markets. Our Formulator ”24A” colorants utilize long oil alkyd vehicle. These colorants are recommended for most solvent alkyd coatings, 2 component epoxies, oil modified urethane, nitrocellulose, polyester, cellulose and other solvent-based coatings. Auracote® Plasticizer and epoxy dispersions are solvent free dispersions for alkyds, urethanes, epoxy, polyester and more. Auracote dispersions are ideal in applications such as floor and industrial coatings. Our cosmetics dyes and pigments can be used in a number of drug, cosmetic and household products. Learn more…