Agent Name

2-Chloroanthraquinone

CAS Number

131-09-9

Formula

C14-H7-Cl-O2

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2-Chloro-9,10-anthracenedione; 2-Chloro-9,10-anthraquinone; 9,10-Anthracenedione, 2-chloro-; beta-Chloroanthraquinone; Anthraquinone, 2-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Anthraquinone Dyes

Description

Grey or green powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Not irritating to skin or eyes of rabbits; A skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; [IUCLID] Causes impaired liver function tests, kidney changes, and erythrocyte count changes in 30-day intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

VP = 0.002 mm Hg at 110 deg C; [IUCLID]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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