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PC-134 Baked Clay Colorant


Why Premier Colors Inc.?

  • High strength blends of pure synthetic iron oxides.
  • Prepackaged pigment, hand weighed to accuracy, in disintegrating/repulpable bags to eliminate mess, inaccuracies, and waste.
  • Batch to batch uniformity.
  • Quickly and evenly disperses without additional water.
  • UV resistant, non-fading, weather-resistant, durable and long-lasting.
  • With 20 standard colors, Premier Colors also provides custom color matching upon request.
  • Custom batch sizing available upon request.
  • Pigments comply with ASTM C-979 (pigments for integrally colored concrete).

Recommended Uses

Premier’s concrete colors are ideal for use in highly visible areas such as driveways, patios, stamped concrete, concrete pavers, masonry mortars, architectural concrete blocks, athletic courts, swimming pool decks, walkways, cart paths, street curbing, parking areas, freeway sound barriers, landscaping tilt-up building walls, cast-in-place concrete, and decorative concrete flatwork. A job site sample using the same materials and methods that will be used for the final project is recommended.


Premier's Integral Colors are pre-measured to be used in the ratio of one bag of color per one standard yard of concrete in a six-sack type I-II Portland cement mix design. The mix design added to the mixer should be calculated to not exceed a 4-inch slump for best color results. Simply toss the water-soluble repulpable beater bag into the mixer. Premier Integral Colors can be added at the ready-mix plant or the last ingredient at the job site.  Before adding color, make sure the drum is clean and has no washout water left in the mixer. Aggregates should be clean and dampened before adding color.  In a customary manner load water, aggregate, and cement to your mixer. Mixer should not be overloaded and be loaded to a minimum of 40% capacity for maximum color dispersion. Mix at a high speed for a minimum of 10 minutes or 100 revolutions before pouring. 

Finishing Recommendations

Once placing has begun, do not add water to the mixing drum as it will affect the color and finish. Avoid using wet tools or sprinkle any water onto the surface of the colored concrete. Maintain consistent finishing techniques and avoid hard and over troweling for the most uniform color results. Never use plastic sheeting to cure colored concrete as this creates uneven colors. A broom, swirled, rough or textured finish usually results in a more uniform color appearance than smooth surfaces. Finishing techniques, consistent batching, and consistent pouring techniques should be applied for a uniformed color result.


Color added over 10% of the total cementitious material will not provide additional benefits and can significantly reduce the overall strength of the finished product. Coloring 2% to 7% of your cementitious material is suggested. Below 2% may cause irregular and inconsistent coloring. Discoloration may also be caused using fly ash and calcium chloride, therefore, it should not be used or added to your mix. Additional admixtures can/should be added at the batch plant in the type and amount specified by the mix designer, using the same dosage for each load. DO NOT USE CALCIUM CHLORIDE.


Store by following local regulations. Store in original package protected from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area, away from incompatible materials and food and drinks. Ideal storage temperatures range from 40 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep bags tightly closed and sealed until ready for use. Bags that have been opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Do not store in unlabeled containers. Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination. Empty containers or liners may retain some product residues. KEEP PACKAGE CLOSED AND OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Chemical Name CAS No.

Yellow Iron Oxide 51274-00-1

Red Iron Oxide 1309-37-1

Black Iron Oxide 1317-61-9

Eye contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Check for and remove any contact lenses. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.

Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Get medical attention if breathing becomes difficult.

Skin contact: Flush contaminated skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention if Irritation Occurs.  

Ingestion: Wash out mouth with water. Remove the victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. If the material has been swallowed and the exposed person is conscious, give small quantities of water to drink. Stop giving water if the exposed person feels sick as vomiting may be dangerous. Get medical attention if symptoms occur.

Notice to Reader

The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all-inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. It is provided solely for the customer's consideration, investigation, and verification. Hereby specifically claims, it shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or contact with the above products.  Seller makes no warranty, express or implied, concerning the product or the merchantability or fitness thereof for any purpose or concerning the accuracy of any information provided by Premier Colors Inc.

Disposable Considerations

  • Waste Management: When handling waste, consideration should be made to the safety precautions applying to handling of the product.
  • Disposal Methods: Material which cannot be re-used should be disposed of following federal, state and local environmental control regulations at an authorized site by an approved contractor. This product when discarded as sold is not an RCRA hazardous waste. However, under RCRA, it is the responsibility of the product user to determine at the time of disposal, whether a material containing the product or derived from the product should be classified as a hazardous waste. (40CFR261.20-24)
  • Clean up: Integral Colors when wet may be removed with clean water. Dried material may require chemical or abrasive cleaning techniques.
  • Waste Class: Non-Hazardous.

Limited Warranty

This product is intended for licensed installers, experienced, and PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY. The information contained on this package is, to our best knowledge, true and accurate, but all recommendations or suggestions are made without guarantee. Since we have no control over the use of this product, Premier Colors Inc. disclaims any liability incurred in connection with the use of our products and any information contained herein. No person is authorized to make any statement or recommendations not contained herein, and any such statements or recommendations so made shall not bind the company. Furthermore, nothing contained herein shall be construed as a recommendation to use any product in conflict with existing patents covering any material or its use, and no license implied or in fact granted herein under the claims of any patent. In the event of a proven material defect, our total obligation shall be limited to refunding the purchase price or replacing the material proven defective, at the point of purchase.  

Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Before usage, refer to Premier Colors Inc. Technical Data Sheets and Safety Data Sheets. These documents can be provided by calling Premier Colors at 630.447.9874