Agent Name

Tinopal 5BM

CAS Number

13863-31-5

Formula

C38-H40-N12-O8-S2.2Na

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2,2'-Stilbenedisulfonic acid, 4,4'-bis((4-anilino-6-((2-hydroxyethyl)methylamino)-s-triazin-2-yl)amino)-, disodium salt; 4,4'-Bis((4-anilino-6-((2-hydroxyethyl)methylamino)-s-triazin-2-yl)amino)2,2'-stilbenedisulfonate, disodium salt; Benzenesulfonic acid, 2,2'-(1,2-ethenediyl)bis(5-((4-((2-hydroxyethyl)methylamino)-6-(phenylamino)-1,3 ,5-triazin-2-yl)amino, disodium salt; Disodium 4,4-bis(4-anilino-6-(N-methyl-2-hydroxyethylamino)-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)-amino)stilbene-2,2-disulfonate; Phorwhite RKH; Tinopal 5BM-XC; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbocyanine Dyes

Sources/Uses

Used as fluorescent whitening agent, e.g., in detergents; [HSDB]

Comments

No significant adverse effects were observed in long term animal feeding studies; Oral LD50 (rat) >10,000 mg/kg; [HSDB]

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