Agent Name

Anthrarufin

CAS Number

117-12-4

Formula

C14-H8-O4

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1,5-Dihydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone; 1,5-Dihydroxyanthrachinon [Czech]; 1,5-Dihydroxyanthraquinone; 9,10-Anthracenedione, 1,5-dihydroxy-; Anthraquinone, 1,5-dihydroxy-; [ChemIDplus] 1,5-Dihydroxy-9,10-anthracenedione; [Merck Index]

Category

Anthraquinone Dyes

Description

Green to yellow solid; [Merck Index] Yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make alizarin and indanthrene dyes; Forms insoluble barium and calcium lakes; [Merck Index]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Alizarin."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.17E-9 mm Hg

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