Agent Name

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

CAS Number

77094-11-2

Formula

C12-H12-N4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,4-Dimethyl-3H-imidazo(4,5-f)quinolin-2-amine; Me IQ; MeIQ; MelQ; Methyl IQ; Methyl-IQ; 2-Amino-3,4-dimethylimidazo(4,5-f)quinoline; 3H-Imidazo(4,5-f)quinoline, 2-amino-3,4-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Pale orange or light yellow solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Classified as a heterocyclic aromatic compound; Found in cooked meat and fish; [IARC] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS."

Comments

See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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