Mordant Dyes are used in organic/inorganic substances which combine with coloring matter and find usage as a fixture in production of color. Helping in depositing insoluble color on substrate like dyes with metal chelating groups, these works as assistants in dyeing process and include acids like gall nuts, tannic acid, sumac, oleic, Turkey red oil, stearic acids and others.
The other form of mordant dyes comprises constitution of metallic substances like soluble salts of iron, copper, chromium, aluminum, tin and are called metallic mordants.
Supports improving fastness properties of dye on fiber like water, light and perspiration fastness
Use of different categories of mordants can support changing final color significantly