Agent Name

Disperse Blue 1

CAS Number




Major Category



1,4,5,8-Tetraamino-9,10-anthracenedione; 1,4,5,8-Tetraaminoanthraquinone; 1,4,5,8-Tetraminoanthraquinone; 9,10-Anthracenedione, 1,4,5,8-tetraamino-; Acetate Blue 6; Acetate Blue G; Acetoquinone Blue L; Acetoquinone Blue R; Acetylon Fast Blue G; Amacel Blue GG; Amacel Pure Blue B; Anthraquinone, 1,4,5,8-tetraamino-; Anthraquinone, 1,4,5,8-tetramino-; Artisil Blue SAP; Artisil Blue SAP Conc; Brasilazet Blue GR; C.I. 64500; C.I. Disperse Blue 1; C.I. Solvent Blue 18; CI 64500; CI Disperse Blue 1; CI Solvent Blue 18; Celanthrene Pure Blue BRS; Celliton Blue BB-CF; Celliton Blue Extra; Celliton Blue G; Celliton Blue GA-CF; Cibacet Sapphire Blue G; Cibacete Sapphire Blue G; Cilla Blue Extra; Diacelliton Fast Blue R; Disperse Blue NO 1; Dracet Sapphire Blue G; Duranol Brilliant Blue CB; Fenacet Blue G; Grasol Blue 2GS; Kayalon Fast Blue BR; Microsetile Blue EB; Miketon Fast Blue; Miketon Fast Blue B; Nacelan Blue G; Neosetile Blue EB; Nyloquinone Blue 2J; Oracet Sapphire Blue G; Perliton Blue B; Serinyl Blue 2G; Serinyl Blue 3G; Serinyl Blue 3GN; Setacyl Blue 2GS; Setacyl Blue 2GS II; Solvent Blue 18; Supracet Brilliant Blue 2GN; Supracet Deep Blue R; [ChemIDplus]


Anthraquinone Dyes


Blue-black solid; [HSDB] Deep blue powder; [MSDSonline]


Used as dye for sheepskins, furs, thermoplastic resins, acetate, nylon, polyester, other synthetics, and semi-permanent hair colors (in the US); [HSDB]


Anthraquinones are toxic by ingestion: vomiting, diarrhea, kidney and liver damage, and coma; Deaths have been reported after children ingested Rhamnus berries; Disperse Blue 1 caused a high incidence of bladder stones and hyperplasia in high-dose feeding studies of mice for 2 years; [HSDB] An irritant; May cause serious eye injury; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] A skin and eye irritant; May cause serious eye injury; May cause skin sensitization; Targets the bladder; [MSDSonline]


Banned in UE for garment dyeing because potential skin sensitizer; [Ullmann]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.8E-8 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer



Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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Toxicity Information


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