Benetex OB-M1 (27344-41-8) is a light fast, chlorine stable, highly soluble fluorescent whitening agent. It is compatible with conventional and compact detergent powders, liquid detergents, industrial detergents as well as soap bars, softeners, and boosters. It is effective at relative low loading levels over the whole temperature range from cold to medium washing temperatures. Optical brighteners create brilliance by absorbing UV light, modifying the wavelength of the light and then emitting the light in a fluorescent fashion. Benetex OB-M1 can also be used as a tracer in various water systems.
Chemical Name: Derivative of distyryl biphenyl (DSBP) compound
CAS Number: 27344-41-8
Product Form: Solid
Molecular Weight: 562.6 g/mol
Benetex OB-M1 is recommended as a fluorescent whitening agent in a variety of water-based
products and formulations, including conventional and compact detergent powders, liquid
detergents, industrial detergents as well as soap bars, softeners, and boosters. It is effective at
relative low loading levels over the whole temperature range from cold to medium washing
temperatures. It is also useful as a tracer in water systems.
- Improves detergent color and provides a whiter appearance
- Whiteness delivery: Benetex OB-M1 is stable against bleaching agents such as hypochlorite and peroxide and also to alkali, acids and perspiration
- Excellent exhaustion rate
- High solubility in water, even at low temperatures
- Very good wet and dry light-fastness
- Good leveling and low spotting FWA
Guidelines for Use
Suggested loading levels for Benetex OB-M1 are provided in the table below. The exact
formulation to be used is dependent on the application, performance requirements, and other
factors, and should be determined by the user based on testing to simulate actual conditions of use.
Please contact Mayzo for specific recommendations.
Conventional detergent powders 0.05 – 0.25%
Compact detergent powders 0.10 – 0.40%
Unstructured liquid detergent 0.05 – 0.40%
Structured liquid detergent 0.05 – 0.15%
Anhydrous liquid detergents 0.10 – 0.40%
Detergent bars 0.05 – 0.15%
Soap bars 0.02 – 0.05%
Industrial detergents 0.20 – 1.00 %
Rinse softeners 0.02 – 0.05 %
Boosters 0.20 – 1.00 %
Creams 0.05 – 0.15 %
This product may be stored up to two years in a sealed container. Containers should be kept tightly
closed when not in use and stored in a cool, dry place.
Please consult the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) prior to handling or using this product.
Benetex OB-M1 has not been cleared by the FDA for use in food contact applications.
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