Agent Name

3-Hydroxy-2-naphthalenecarboxylic acid

Alternative Name

3-Hydroxy-2-naphthoic acid

CAS Number

92-70-6

Formula

C11-H8-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Hydroxy-2-naphthoic acid; 2-Hydroxy-3-naphthalenecarboxylic acid; 2-Hydroxy-3-naphthoic acid; 2-Naphthalenecarboxylic acid, 3-hydroxy-; 2-Naphthoic acid, 3-hydroxy-; 2-Naphthol-3-carboxylic acid; 3-Hydroxy-2-naphthoesaeure; 3-Hydroxy-beta-naphthoic acid; 3-Naphthol-2-carboxylic acid; B.O.N. acid; BON; BON acid; BONA; C.I. Developer 20; C.I. Developer 20 (Obs.); C.I. Developer 8; CI Developer 20; Developer 8; Developer BON; Kyselina 3-hydroxy-2-naftoova [Czech]; Miketazol Developer ONS; Naphthol B.O.N.; Naphthol BON; beta-Hydroxynaphthoic acid; beta-Naphthoic acid, 3-hydroxy-; beta-Oxynaphthoic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Naphthoic Acids

Description

Pale yellow solid; [Merck Index] Pale yellow crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for dyes and pigments; Has been used as a gallbladder stimulant; [HSDB] Used as intermediate for insecticides and pharmaceuticals; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

Comments

Emergency medical treatment: irritants; [HSDB] Cause severe damage to eyes in animal studies; Causes skin necrosis after occlusive exposure for 24 hours to the 10-12% solution; Positive for sensitization in a guinea pig maximization test after open epicutaneous challenge. Negative results in patch testing 36 humans volunteers; Evidence of liver and kidney injury in high-dose animal studies; [Reference #1] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: 3-Hydroxy-2-naphthoic acid - 2004

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.45E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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