Aako Briljant HC

CAS 16090-02-1

Product description

AAKO Briljant HC is a Fluorescent Whitening Agent (FWA), also called an Optical Brightener (OBA) for incorporation in detergents.

It absorbs high energy radiation in the UV-A region (280 nm – 390 nm) and emits lower energy radiation in blue region in visible spectrum (400 nm – 450 nm). This blue light can be used to counteract the yellowish appearance of products or substrates such as clothes or curtains.

AAKO Briljant HC is specifically designed for low temperature washing conditions. It is a cost-effective optical brightening agent for a wide range of detergent formulas.

Also available in the following grades:

AAKO Briljant HC is also known under the names Stilbene Disulphonic Acid Derivative, DMS-X, DASCC, Tinopal DMA-X, OPTIBLANC 2MG LT EXTRA and Fluorescent Brightener 71 or 260.



  • Highly soluble in a wide range of wash temperatures
  • Great affinity and is excellent at brightening both cellulose & aliphatic polyamides (Nylons)
  • Complies with Blue Angel and EU-Ecolabel requirements


Chemical structure

Chemical Structure of Tinopal DMSx


Packaging & Storage

AAKO Briljant HC is available in the following packaging types:

  • Big bag of 400 kg
  • Cardboard box of 20 kg

Must been stored under dry, cool conditions in tightly closed containers. Has a shelf life of at least 5 years under appropriate conditions of storage.



  • Conventional and compact washing powders
  • Liquid laundry detergent