Agent Name

Anthrone

CAS Number

90-44-8

Formula

C14-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

9(10H)-Anthracenone; 9,10-Dihydro-9-oxoanthracene; 9-Oxoanthracene; Anthracene, 9,10-dihydro-9-oxo-; Anthranone; Carbothrone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Colorless solid; [Hawley] Colorless crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in the colorimetric determination of sugar and animal starch in body fluids, as a general reagent for carbohydrates, in the determination of animal starch in liver tissue, and in organic synthesis; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and severe eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.83E-5 mm Hg

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