Agent Name


Alternative Name

C.I. Disperse Violet 1

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Major Category



C.I. Disperse Violet 1; 1,4-Anthraquinonyldiamine; 1,4-Diamino-9,10-anthracenedione; 1,4-Diamino-9-10-anthraquinone; 1,4-Diaminoanthrachinon [Czech]; Acetate Red Violet R; Acetoquinone Light Heliotrope NL; Acetylon Fast Red Violet R; Amacel Heliotrope R; Amaplast Red Violet P 2R; Artisil Direct Violet 2RP; Artisil Violet 2RP; C.I. 61100; C.I. Solvent Violet 11; Celanthrene Red Violet R; Celliton Fast Red Violet; Celliton Fast Red Violet R; Celliton Fast Red Violet RN; Celliton Fast Red Violet RNA-CF; Celliton Fast Violet R; Celutate Red Violet RH; Cibacet Violet 2R; Cibacet Violet E2R; Cibacete Violet 2R; Cilla Fast Red Violet RN; Diacelliton Fast Violet 5R; Disperse Violet 1; Disperse Violet K; Dispersive Violet K; Duranol Violet 2R; Duranol Violet 2R, 1,4-diamino-; Fenacet Fast Violet 5R; Gracet Violet 2R; Grasol Violet R; Interchem Acetate Red Violet RRLF; Interchem Acetate Violet R; Interchem Disperse Violet 2RH; Interchem Hisperse Violet 2RH; Krisolamine; Lurafix Red Violet RN; Microsetile Violet 3R; Mideton Fast Red Violet R; Miketon Fast Red Violet R; Nacelan Violet 4R; Nyloquinone Violet R; Oil Violet R; Oracet Violet 2R; Perliton Violet 3R; Resiren Violet TR; Seacyl Violet R; Sectacyl Violet Propyl; Serisol Brilliant Violet 2R; Setacyl Violet P-R; Setacyl Violet R; Setile Violet 3R; Solvent Violet 11; Supracet Brilliant Violet 3R; Transetile Violet P 3R; Anthraquinone, 1,4-diamino-; [ChemIDplus]


Anthraquinone Dyes


Dark violet solid; [ToxPlanet: EC: SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety), Opinion on Disperse Violet 1, 22 June 2010] Black powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]


Used as a hair dye; [ToxPlanet: EC: Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety, Opinion on Disperse Violet 1, 22 June 2010]


In a patch test study of 104 human female volunteers, 1 to 3 subjects exhibited skin sensitization; Another study of 98 human female volunteers produced 1 subject with a possible sensitization reaction; Causes mild eye irritation in experimental animals at a concentration of 1% in water; A skin sensitizer in a local lymph node assay of mice; No evidence of photo-allergy in a study of guinea pigs; No adverse effects observed in 13-week feeding study of rats at 500 ppm in the diet; Diffuse midzonal/centrilobular liver hypertrophy and increased cholesterol levels observed in males at 20 mg/kg/day in 90-day oral study of rats; [ToxPlanet: EC: Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety, Opinion on Disperse Violet 1, 22 June 2010] An eye irritant; Risk of irreversible adverse health effects; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer



Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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