Agent Name

N,N,N',N'-Tetramethyl-3,6-acridinediamine

CAS Number

494-38-2

Formula

C17-H19-N3

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

3,6-Bis(dimethylamino)acridine; 3,6-Bis-(dimethylamino)akridin [Czech]; 3,6-Di(dimethylamino)acridine; Acridine Orange Base; Acridine Orange Free Base; Brilliant Acridine Orange E; C.I. 46005B; C.I. No. 46005:1; C.I. Solvent Orange 15; N,N,N',N'-Tetramethylacridinediamine; N,N,N(sup 1),N(sup 1)-Tetramethylacridinediamine; Oranz akridinova [Czech]; Oranz rozpoustedlova 15 [Czech]; Solvent Orange 15; Waxoline Orange A; 3,6-Acridinediamine, N,N,N',N'-tetramethyl- (9CI); Acridine, 3,6-bis(dimethylamino)-; Acridinediamine, N,N,N',N'-tetramethyl- (9CI); Acridine orange; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acridine Dyes

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A coloring agent; [IARC]

Comments

May cause irritation; Targets the blood; Mutagenic effects observed in laboratory experiments; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Acridine orange."

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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