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FLUORESCENT WHITENING AGENT 1
ICSC: 1236
Peer-Review Status: 12.10.2006 Validated
FWA 1
Disodium 4,4'-bis((4-anilino-6-morpholino-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)amino)stilbene-2,2'-disulfonate
C.I. Fluorescent brightener 260 
CAS #: 16090-02-1 RTECS #: WJ6147000
EINECS #: 240-245-2
    Formula: C40H38N12O8S2. 2Na
Molecular mass: 925.0

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation   Use local exhaust. Use breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: protective gloves and particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE POWDER OR GRANULES 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic and corrosive gases including nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 300°C
Solubility in water, g/100ml at ml°C:
Flash point: not available
Auto-ignition temperature: >500 °C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.5  
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
Temperature of decomposition unknown in literature.
MBBH 766, Tinopal, Mikephor and Blankophor are trade names. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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