Agent Name

Amsonic acid

CAS Number

81-11-8

Formula

C14-H14-N2-O6-S2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(E)-4,4'-Diamino-2,2'-stilbendisulfonsaeure; 2,2'-(1,2-Ethenediyl)bis(5-amino-benzenesulfonic acid); 2,2'-(1,2-Ethylenediyl)bis(5-aminobenzenesulfonic acid); 2,2'-Disulfo-4,4'-stilbenediamine; 2,2'-Stilbenedisulfonic acid, 4,4'-diamino-; 4,4'-Diamino-2,2'-stilbenedisulfonic acid; 4-4'-Diamino-2,2'-stilbenedisulphonic acid; Amsonsaeure; Benzene, 1,1'-(1,2-ethenediyl)bis-, diamino disulfo deriv.; Benzenesulfonic acid, 2,2'-(1,2-ethenediyl)bis(5-amino-; DAS; DASD; Diaminostilbenedisulfonic acid; Flavonic acid; Tinopal BHS; p,p'-Diaminodiphenylethylene-o,o'-disulfonic acid; p,p'-Diaminostilbene-o,o'-disulfonic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aminobenzoic Acids

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for dyes, bleaching agents, and fluorescent brighteners; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye and respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] There have been reports of decreased libido in male workers handling this chemical; [REPROTOX] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include abnormal liver and kidney function tests; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Links to Other NLM Databases
Health Studies

Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank:

Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Other Information

No other related information on this agent was found.