Structureß-Naphthylbenzylether (NBE, BON)
CAS No. 613-62-7
EC No. 405-490-3
Synonyms 2-(Phenylmethoxy)naphtalin; Naphtalene, 2(phenylmethoxy); Naphthylbenzylether; BNE, Beta-Naphthylbenzylether; 2-Benzyloxynaphthalene; Benzyl 2-naphthyl ether; 2-Benzyloxy-naphthalene

ß-Naphthylbenzylether (NBE, BON)

​ß-Naphthylbenzylether (NBE), also called BON or BNE, is a sensitizer for direct thermal paper and is suitable for use as a sensitizer in most thermal paper grades.


  • NBE can be applied in the conventional way as a sensitizer by the application of an aqueous coating composition to a pre-coated base paper followed by drying and calendaring. The coating composition will also contain appropriate amounts of various additives including for example color former and color developer.
  • It is most commonly used for POS (Point Of Sales) thermal paper grades in combination with WinCon-2.


  • Excellent cost-effectiveness
  • Can be used with most color former / color developer combinations


Packaging & Shelf Life

1000 kg Big bags, 20 kg paper bags

Under proper storage conditions the shelf life is 36 months.

Health & Safety

Detailed information about the product can be found in our Material Safety Data Sheet.