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Luna-tex OB-1

Technical Datasheet | Supplied by DKSH
HSP Distance with UV-360 (MFCI): 2.8
Luna-tex OB-1 distributed by DKSH is a highly effective, optical brightener. It shows good light fastness, brilliant bluish whitening effect, high chemical stability, excellent heat resistance and low volatility. Main applications include molded & extruded articles, fibers, film and sheets. Luna-tex OB-1 can be used as a tracer in a wide variety of applications. It can be added in different plastics in a range of concentrations of 0.001–0.1 %.
Product Type
Optical Brighteners / Whitening Agents
Chemical Composition
2,2‘-(1,2-Ethenediyldi-4,1- phenylene) bisbenzoxazole
CAS Number
Physical Form
Product Status
Geographical Availability
Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe
Applications/ Recommended for
Visual aspect & aesthetics > Whitening / brightening
Labels/Agency Rating
EINECS: 216-245-3

Luna-tex OB-1 Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Melting Point
357 - 359 °C
(Differential Scanning Calorimetry)
Molecular Weight
414.4 g/mol

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Learn more about Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP) and their use in predictive formulation.

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