Agent Name

BBOT

CAS Number

7128-64-5

Formula

C26-H26-N2-O2-S

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2,2'-(2,5-Thiophenediyl)bis(5-tert-butylbenzoxazole); 2,5-Bis(5-tert-butylbenzoxazol-2-yl)thiophene; BBOT 150; Benzoxazole, 2,2'-(2,5-thiophenediyl)bis(5-tert-butyl-; Uvitex OB; 2,5-Thiophenediylbis(5-tert-butyl-1,3-benzoxazole); Benzoxazole, 2,2'-(2,5-thiophenediyl)bis(5-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] 2,2'-(2,5-Thiophenediyl)bis(5-(1,1-dimethylethyl)benzoxazole); 2,5-Bis(5-tert-butyl-2-benzoxazol)thiophene; C.I. Fluorescent Brightener 184; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Dyes

Description

Yellow to green solid; [Merck Index] Yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as an optical brightener for polymers, fibers, films, inks, lacquers, paints and liquid scintillators; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "POPOP."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.9E-10 mm Hg

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