Agent Name

2-Anthracenamine

CAS Number

613-13-8

Formula

C14-H11-N

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Aminoanthracene; 2-Anthracenamide; 2-Anthracylamine; 2-Anthramine; 2-Anthrylamine; beta-Aminoanthracene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB] Deep yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Produced from incomplete combustion of organic substances; Also found in synthetic fuel; Used for biochemical research; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB] Used for organic synthesis; [NTP]

Comments

Induced tumors in experimental animals by topical exposure; [HSBD] Induced liver tumors in adult fish one year after embryonic injection; Skeletal abnormalities and germ cell defects observed in pups of pregnant mice dosed with 10 mg/kg/day; [REPROTOX] An irritant and photosensitizer; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.05E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Contact Dermatitis, Photoirritant

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