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Colors & Effects

Our mission is your vision

Make the most of Ultra Violet

Realize your own ideas for Ultra Violet, Pantone® Color of the Year 2018, with BASF Colors & Effects fashionable pigments to develop individual styling options in plastic. Benefit from our color expertise to help you express your creativity.

Get your samples at Chinaplas 2018

National Exhibition & Convention Center
Hongqiao, Shanghai
April 24–27, 2018 
Booth #B65

Bring your own ideas for Ultra Violet to life

Our effect shades orbiting Ultra Violet

We have developed five effects to get you started with Ultra Violet. Our purple shades hint at the mysteries of the cosmos, symbolized by the night sky, and the countless possibilities that lie beyond our own planet.

Silky Way

Smooth, velvety appearance with silver sparkling pigments for an elegant effect

Sparkling with Glacier™ Silk White

Meteor Shower

Shimmering surface with speckled silver sparkling pigments

Sparkling with Glacier™ Crystal White

Stellar Burst

Intense color with smooth appearance and discreet sparkling effects for an overall fine finish

Sparkling with Lumina® Royal Indigo

Distant Galaxy

Vibrant gloss with greater color depth and violet sparkling pigments

Sparkling with Mearlin® Sparkle Violet

Galactic Halo

Glittering appearance with large effect pigments resulting in modern color travel from violet to blue

Sparkling with Firemist® Colormotion Blue Topas

The Ultra Violet effect spectrum

Our five effect shades, each with its own special characteristics, have been created to meet the widest possible range of design needs.


Pigments for numerous plastic applications in Ultra Violet

We provide pigments for numerous Ultra Violet applications e.g. in Packaging, Fashion, Home Decor, Mobility, Electronics, and Sport.


Juerg Zingg

Your first step toward Ultra Violet

Please contact us for a sample of any of the above shades or if you would like help in creating your own formulation.


Express yourself

Download details of all five effect pigments