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FLUORESCENT WHITENING AGENT 1ICSC: 1236
C.I. Fluorescent brightener 260
FWA 1
Disodium 4,4'-bis((4-anilino-6-morpholino-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)amino)stilbene-2,2'-disulfonate
October 2006
CAS #: 16090-02-1
EC Number: 240-245-2

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
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 CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
FLUORESCENT WHITENING AGENT 1 ICSC: 1236
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

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. 

Formula: C40H38N12O8S2. 2Na
Molecular mass: 925.0
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  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

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

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
Temperature of decomposition unknown in literature. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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