Agent Name

1-Hydroxyanthraquinone

CAS Number

129-43-1

Formula

C14-H8-O3

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1-Hydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone; 1-Hydroxyanthrachinon [Czech]; 9,10-Anthracenedione, 1-hydroxy-; Anthraquinone, 1-hydroxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Anthraquinone Dyes

Description

Orange-red to yellow solid; [HSDB] Orange powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dyes and pharmaceuticals; [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 irritant; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.09E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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