Agent Name

Vat Blue 6

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7,16-Dichloro-6,15-dihydro-5,9,14,18-anthrazinetetrone; D&C Blue No. 9; 3,3'-Dichloroindanthrene; 3,3'-Dichloroindanthrone; 5,9,14,18-Anthrazinetetrone, 7,16-dichloro-6,15-dihydro-; 7,16-Dichloroindanthrone; 7:16-Dichloro-6:15-indanthrone; Ahcovat Blue BCF; Alizanthrene Blue RC; Amanthrene Blue BCL; Atic Vat Blue BC; Benzadone Blue RC; Blue K; C.I. 69825; C.I. Vat Blue 6; CI 69825; CI Vat Blue 6; Calcoloid Blue BLC; Calcoloid Blue BLD; Calcoloid Blue BLFD; Calcoloid Blue BLR; Caledon Blue XRC; Carbantarene Blue BCF; Carbanthrene Blue BCF; Carbanthrene Blue BCS; Carbanthrene Blue RBCF; Carbanthrene Blue RCS; Cibanone Blue FG; Cibanone Blue FGF; Cibanone Blue FGL; Cibanone Blue GF; D and C Blue No. 9; D&C Blue 9; Dichloroindanthrone; Fenan Blue BCS; Fenanthren Blue BC; Fenanthren Blue BD; Harmone B 79; Helanthrene Blue BC; Indanthren Blue BC; Indanthren Blue BCA; Indanthren Blue BCS; Indanthrene Blue BC; Indanthrene Blue BCF; Indo Blue B-I; Indo Blue WD 279; Indotoner Blue B 79; Intravat Blue GF; Mikethrene Blue BC; Mikethrene Blue BCS; Monolite Fast Blue 2RV; Monolite Fast Blue 2RVSA; Navinon Blue BC; Navinon Brilliant Blue RCL; Nihonthrene Blue BC; Nihonthrene Brilliant Blue RCL; Nyanthrene Blue BFP; Ostanthren Blue BCL; Ostanthren Blue BCS; Palanthrene Blue BC; Palanthrene Blue BCA; Paradone Blue RC; Pernithrene Blue BC; Pigment Blue 64; Ponsol Blue BCS; Ponsol Blue BF; Ponsol Blue BFD; Ponsol Blue BFDP; Ponsol Blue BFN; Ponsol Blue BFND; Ponsol Blue BFP; Resinated Indo Blue B 85; Romanthrene Blue FBC; Romantrene Blue FBC; Sandothrene Blue NG; Sandothrene Blue NGR; Sandothrene Blue NGW; Solanthrene Blue B; Solanthrene Blue F-SBA; Solanthrene Blue SB; Tinon Blue GF; Tinon Blue GL; Vat Blue K; Vat Blue KD; Vat Fast Blue BCS; Vat Green B; Vat Sky Blue K; Vat Sky Blue KD; Vat Sky Blue KP 2F; [ChemIDplus]


Anthraquinone Dyes


Solid; [MSDSonline]


Used as dye for textiles, automotive paints, plastics, rubber, printing inks, and pigments; [HSDB]


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

Adverse Effects

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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