Decernis Announces Publication of Resource on Organic Pigments

Washington, D.C., 9 April 2019 – Decernis LLC (, the leading provider of technology and content solutions for consumer product and ingredient compliance, safety, and risk management is proud to announce the publication of “Industrial Organic Pigments: Production, Crystal Structures, Properties, Applications, Fourth, Completely Revised Edition”, co-authored by its Decernis GmbH Managing Director Dr. Klaus Hunger.

“Industrial Organic Pigments: Production, Crystal Structures, Properties, Applications” is the most comprehensive source of information available on organic pigments. It provides up to date information on synthesis, reaction mechanism, physical and chemical properties, test methods, and applications of all the industrially produced organic pigments available on the world market. The fourth edition now includes new chapters on the latest applications and three-dimensional x-ray analyses. The chapters on legislation, ecology, and toxicology have been updated to reflect recent developments.

Dr. Hunger’s vast knowledge of product safety, compliance and industrial uses was instrumental in the development of the current Decernis’ tools, knowledge systems and structured databases which currently enables the management of risks related to safety, compliance, customer and application requirements. The ability to access industry specific requirements and information is essential for effective product development, market access, and market launch globally.

Prior to joining Decernis, Dr. Hunger was the Global Director of Product Safety and Ecology for Hoechst AG. He was responsible for product safety and fine chemicals, dyes and pigments worldwide, including new and existing substances and their preparations. He has reviewed pre-manufacture notifications and material safety data sheets for thousands of existing chemicals and has developed comprehensive programs to investigate the hazardous potential of these chemicals. He is also co-author of the book’s previous three editions.

“We are extremely proud of Dr. Hunger’s achievements, especially because he is an instrumental team member of Decernis.” stated Andrew (Pat) Waldo, CEO of Decernis LLC. “His vast knowledge of the industry is highlighted in this latest edition and, similar to his contributions to Decernis, it will benefit businesses and the industry in whole.”


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