Agent Name

2-Amino-3-methylimidazo(4,5-f)quinoline

Alternative Name

IQ

CAS Number

76180-96-6

Formula

C11-H10-N4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

IQ; 2-Amino-3-methyl-3H-imidazo(4,5-f)quinoline; 3-Methyl-3H-imidazo(4,5-f)quinolin-2-amine; IQ; N3-IQ; 3H-Imidazo(4,5-f)quinolin-2-amine, 3-methyl-; 3H-Imidazo(4,5-f)quinoline, 2-amino-3-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quinolines

Description

Tan solid; [CAMEO] Light grey to tan powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Produced commercially in small quantities for research purposes; [HSDB] Mutagen found in broiled food; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause injury to eyes; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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