The present invention relates to a phthalocyanine colorant characterized in that it has, as substituents, at least one unsubstituted sulfamoyl group and at least one substituted sulfamoyl group, the total number of these groups being 2 to 4, the substituent on the substituted sulfamoyl group has a substituted triazinyl group bonded thereto through a crosslinking group, and the unsubstituted sulfamoyl group and the substituted sulfamoyl group are bonded to the phthalocyanine ring at the .beta.-position. Said phthalocyanine colorant is suitable for use in an ink, especially a cyan ink, for an ink-jet printer. A printed matter obtained by printing with said ink is excellent in light fastness, ozone fastness and moisture fastness.


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