Agent Name

Vat Yellow 4

Alternative Name

C.I. Vat Yellow 4

CAS Number




Major Category



C.I. Vat Yellow 4; 1',2',6',7'-Dibenzpyrene-7,14-quinone; 1,2,6,7-Dibenpyrene-7,14-quinone; 2,3,7,8-Dibenzopyrene-1,6-quinone; 3,4:8,9-Dibenzopyrene-5,10-dione; Ahcovat Printing Golden Yellow; Ahcovat Printing Golden Yellow GK; Amanthrene Golden Yellow; Amanthrene Golden Yellow GK; Anthravat Golden Yellow; Anthravat Golden Yellow GK; Arlanthrene Golden Yellow; Arlanthrene Golden Yellow GK; Benzadone Gold Yellow GK; Benzadone Golden Yellow; C.I. 59100; C.I. Vat Yellow; C.I. Vat Yellow 4; CI 59100; CI Vat Yellow 4; Calcoloid Golden Yellow; Calcoloid Golden Yellow GKWP; Caledon Golden Yellow; Caledon Golden Yellow GK; Caledon Printing Yellow; Caledon Printing Yellow GK; Carbanthrene Golden Yellow; Carbanthrene Golden Yellow GK; Cibanone Golden Yellow; Cibanone Golden Yellow FGK; Cibanone Golden Yellow GK; Dibenzo(B,def)chrysene-7,14-dione; Dibenzo(a,b)pyrene-7,14-dione; Dibenzpyrenequinone; Fenanthren Golden Yellow GK; Golden Yellow; Golden Yellow ZhKh; Helanthrene Yellow; Helanthrene Yellow GOK; Hostavat Golden Yellow; Hostavat Golden Yellow GK; Indanthren Golden Yellow; Indanthren Golden Yellow GK; Indanthren Printing Yellow; Indanthren Printing Yellow GOK; Indanthrene Gold Yellow GK; Indanthrene Golden Yellow; Indanthrene Golden Yellow GK; Leucosol Golden Yellow; Leucosol Golden Yellow GK; Mayvat Golden Yellow; Mayvat Golden Yellow GK; Mikethrene Gold Yellow; Mikethrene Gold Yellow GK; Nihonthrene Golden Yellow; Nihonthrene Golden Yellow GK; Nyanthrene Golden Yellow; Nyanthrene Golden Yellow GK; Palanthrene Golden Yellow; Palanthrene Golden Yellow GK; Paradone Golden Yellow; Paradone Golden Yellow GK; Pharmanthrene Golden Yellow; Pharmanthrene Golden Yellow GK; Romantrene Golden Yellow; Romantrene Golden Yellow FGK; Romantrene Golden Yellow GOK; Sandothrene Golden Yellow; Sandothrene Golden Yellow NGK; Sandothrene Printing Yellow; Sandothrene Printing Yellow NH; Solanthrene Brilliant Yellow; Solanthrene Brilliant Yellow J; Tinon Golden Yellow; Tinon Golden Yellow GK; Tyrian Yellow I-GOK; Tyrion Yellow; Vat Golden Yellow; Vat Golden Yellow ZhKh; Vat Golden Yellow ZhKhD; Vat Yellow ZhKh; Yellow (Dye); Yellow GK base; [ChemIDplus]


Anthraquinone Dyes


Orange liquid; [CAMEO]


Used as a dye for cotton, silk, wool, and paper; [HSDB]


Anthraquinones are toxic by ingestion: vomiting, diarrhea, kidney and liver damage, and coma; Deaths have been reported after chilldren ingested Rhamnus berries; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.34E-12 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash Point > 93 deg C; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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