Agent Name

Coumarin 120

CAS Number

26093-31-2

Formula

C10-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

7-Amino-4-methylcoumarin; Coumarin 120; Coumarin, 7-amino-4-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Coumarin Dyes

Description

Powder; [MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Coumarins are used as laser dyes. Coumarin 120 (Kodak) is the parent compound of the oldest aminocoumarin laser dye, which is Coumarin 311 (Kodak). [Ullmann: Laser Dyes]

Comments

May cause skin and respiratory tract irritation; [MSDSonline] The 3 laser dyes tested for skin sensitization were found to be negative. [Reference #1] See "Coumarin."

Reference Link

Blackwell Synergy - Contact Dermatitis, Volume 21 Issue 3 Page 141-147, September 1989 (Article Abstract)

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