Agent Name

Xanthone

CAS Number

90-47-1

Formula

C13-H8-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

9-Oxoxanthene; 9-Xanthenone; 9-Xanthone; 9H-Xanthene, 9-oxo-; Benzophenone oxide; Dibenzo-gamma-pyrone; Diphenylene ketone oxide; E 6; Genicide; Xanthene, 9-oxo-; Xanthenone; 9H-Xanthen-9-one; Xanthen-9-one; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make xanthydrol and as an ovicide for codling moth eggs (less effective as larvicide); [Merck Index]

Comments

Oral lethal-dose (rat) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Fluorescein sodium" and "Thioxanthone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.85E-5 mm Hg

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