Agent Name

1-Aminoanthracene

CAS Number

610-49-1

Formula

C14-H11-N

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Anthracylamine; 1-Anthramine; alpha-Aminoanthracene; Anthracene, 1-amino-; Anthracene, amino-; 1-Anthracenamine; 1-Anthrylamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Dark brown powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 1,250 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Causes photosensitivity, with light induced allergic reactions ranging from sunburn-like reactions to edematous, vesiculated lesions, or bullae; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Anthracenamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.05E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Contact Dermatitis, Photoirritant

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