Blancophor R

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A fluorescent dye for Cellulose, Protein, nylon, Wool, and Paper. Blancophor has a mean excitation wavelength of 365 nm (ultraviolet) and a mean emission wavelength of 460 nm (Wolbers et al., 1990).

Synonyms and Related Terms

stilbene isothiosulfonic acid (SITS); Fluorescent Brightener 30; CI 40600


Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 474
  • Richard C. Wolbers, Nanette T. Sterman, Chris Stavroudis, Notes for Workshop on New Methods in the Cleaning of Paintings, J.Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 1990