Overview of Perylene Bisimide Dyestuff: Synthesis and Properties

Document Type : Review Articles


1 Dyeing, Printing and Auxiliaries Department, Textile Research Division, National Research Centre, Cairo 12622, Egypt

2 Textile Industries Research Division, National Research Centre, 33 El-Buhouth Street, Dokki, Cairo 12622, Egypt


Perylene-3,4,9,10-tetracarboxylic acid diimides (PDI) have been widely considered as efficient industrial colorants. Perylene-3,4,9,10-tetracarboxylic dianhydride (PDA) has been used as starting material for the synthesis of PDI colorants. PDI dyes have been distinguished with various colorimetric shades, photostability, and good physical and chemical properties. A variety of perylene bisimide derivatives with different characteristics have been developed by tuning the functional groups at the four bay and two imide positions in the PDI structure.


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Volume 65, Issue 131 - Serial Number 13
Special Issue: Chemistry and Global Challenges (Part A)
December 2022
Pages 1187-1198
  • Receive Date: 12 July 2022
  • Revise Date: 24 July 2022
  • Accept Date: 01 August 2022