Agent Name

1-Amino-5-chloroanthraquinone

CAS Number

117-11-3

Formula

C14-H8-Cl-N-O2

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1-Chlor-5-aminoanthrachinon [Czech]; 1-Chloro-5-aminoanthraquinone; 5-Chloro-1-aminoanthraquinone; 9,10-Anthracenedione, 1-amino-5-chloro-; Anthraquinone, 1-amino-5-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Anthraquinone Dyes

Description

Powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for vat dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Anthraquinones"; Anthraquinones have cathartic action after ingestion, and in severe cases, may cause kidney damage, liver enzyme elevation, GI hemorrhage, seizures, and coma; [HSDB] Mild irritant in rabbit eye; [RTECS] Mice tolerate anthraquinone oral doses of 5000 mg/kg without apparent adverse effects; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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