Agent Name

Coumarin 153

CAS Number

53518-18-6

Formula

C16-H14-F3-N-O2

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2,3,6,7-Tetrahydro-9-(trifluoromethyl)-1H,5H,11H-(1)benzopyrano(6,7,8-ij)quinolizin-11-one; C 6F; Coumarin 153; Pilot 495; 1H,5H,11H-(1)Benzopyrano(6,7,8-ij)quinolizin-11-one, 2,3,6,7-tetrahydro-9-(trifluoromethyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Coumarin Dyes

Description

Solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Coumarin 153 is used as laser dyes. [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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