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Old 05-05-2011, 07:30 PM   #216
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The metallic colors, most notably the Red Candy and Tuxedo Black get the sparkles from something called Xirallic, which is only produced in one factory in the world. That factory is located in Japan, fairly close to the nuclear reactors(25-30 miles away). Needless to say, there is a supply shortage of Xirallic that won't be solved any time soon. Most companies are replacing the affected colors to something similar, such as using mica in the paint(which would have to have a different name).
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