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FLUORESCENT BRIGHTENER 220
ICSC: 1683
Peer-Review Status: 12.10.2006 Validated
C.I. Fluorescent brightener 220
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CAS #: 16470-24-9 RTECS #: GD0120200
EINECS #: 240-521-2
    Formula: C40H44N12O16S4.4Na
Molecular mass: 1128

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      
Inhalation   Use local exhaust. Use breathing protection.  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: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Personal protection: protective gloves. 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-TO-YELLOW POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

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 ~330°C
Melting point: >300°C
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 15 (good)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -2.8  
 

NOTES
The full IUPAC name is tetrasodium 4,4'-bis((4-(bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino)-6-(4-sulphonatoanilino)-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)amino)stilbene-2,2'-disulphonate. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Fluorescent brightener 220 (SIDS)