International Chemical Safety Cards

FLUORESCENT WHITENING AGENT 1 ICSC: 1236
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
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
C40H38N12O8S2 2Na
Molecular mass: 925.0
ICSC #    1236
CAS #     16090-02-1
RTECS # WJ6147000
October 12, 2006 Validated
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
Local exhaust. Breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety goggles
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Personal protection: protective gloves. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.


SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1236 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

International Chemical Safety Cards

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE POWDER OR GRANULES.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating and on burning producing toxic and corrosive gases including nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK 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
Melting point (decomposes): > 300C
Solubility in water, g/100 ml: 0.18 :(poor)
Flash point: not available
Auto-ignition temperature: > 500 C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: - 1.5
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
N O T E S
Temperature of decomposition unknown in literature. MBBH 766, Tinopal, Mikephor and Blankophor are trade names.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1236 FLUORESCENT WHITENING AGENT 1
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.