Agent Name

1-Amino-2,4-dibromoanthraquinone

CAS Number

81-49-2

Formula

C14-H7-Br2-N-O2

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1-Amino-2,4-dibromanthrachinon [Czech]; 2,4-Dibromo-1-anthraquinonylamine; 9,10-Anthracenedione, 1-amino-2,4-dibromo-; Anthraquinone, 1-amino-2,4-dibromo-; Dibromoaminoanthraquinone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Anthraquinone Dyes

Description

Odorless red solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Intermediate in the production of anthraquinone dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

Anthraquinones are toxic by ingestion: vomiting, diarrhea, kidney and liver damage, and coma; Deaths have been reported after chilldren ingested Rhamnus berries; [HSDB] An eye and respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

IARC 2012: 1-Amino-2,4-dibromoanthraquinone

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.44E-9 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point > 200 deg C; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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