Agent Name

Xanthene

CAS Number

92-83-1

Formula

C13-H10-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

9H-Xanthene; 10H-9-Oxaanthracene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

White or light yellow solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fungicide and in organic synthesis; Derivative dyes include fluorescein, eosins, and rhodamines; [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation and skin sensitization; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] PubMed search for (92-83-1[EC/RN Number]) AND (allergic or sensitizer or sensitization or dermatitis): no results; [PubMed]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000847 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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