Agent Name

Quinalizarin

Alternative Name

1,2,5,8-Tetrahydroxy anthraquinone

CAS Number

81-61-8

Formula

C14-H8-O6

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1,2,5,8-Tetrahydroxy anthraquinone; 1,2,5,8-Tetrahydroxy-9,10-anthracenedione; 1,2,5,8-Tetrahydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone; 1,2,5,8-Tetrahydroxyanthracinon; 1,2,5,8-Tetrahydroxyanthraquinone; 1,4,5,6-Tetrahydroxyanthraquinone; Alizarinbordeaux; Alizarine Bordeaux; Alizarine Bordeaux B; C.I. 58500; C.I. Mordant Violet 26; Khinalizarin; Quinalizarine; 9,10-Anthracenedione, 1,2,5,8-tetrahydroxy-; Anthraquinone, 1,2,5,8-tetrahydroxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Anthraquinone Dyes

Description

Red solid with a green metallic luster; [Merck Index] Red-brown powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS] A dye, still occasionally used to print cotton; [Merck Index]

Comments

Oral lethal dose (rat) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.64E-12 mm Hg

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