Agent Name

1,8,9-Anthracenetriol

Alternative Name

Anthralin

CAS Number

1143-38-0

Formula

C14-H10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,8,9-Anthratriol; 1,8,9-Trihydroxyanthracene; Dermaline; Derobin; Dioxyanthranol; DrithoCreme; Drithoscalp; Lasan; Anthralin; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Odorless yellow solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used topically to treat psoriasis; [Hawley]

Comments

Very irritating to skin and eyes; [Hawley] A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and respiratory tract irritant; May stain skin reddish-brown; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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