Agent Name

2-Methyl-1-nitroanthraquinone

CAS Number

129-15-7

Formula

C15-H9-N-O4

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1-N-2-MA [Russian]; 1-Nitro-2-methylanthraquinone; 2-Methyl-1-nitro-9,10-anthracenedione; 9,10-Anthracenedione, 2-methyl-1-nitro-; Anthraquinone, 2-methyl-1-nitro-; Violet Cibacet 2R; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Anthraquinone Dyes

Description

Pale yellow solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dyes and 1-amino-2-methylanthraquinone; Not commercially used or produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and tumorigen; [RTECS] Anthraquinones have cathartic action after ingestion, and in severe cases, may cause kidney damage, liver enzyme elevation, GI hemorrhage, seizures, and coma;; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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