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2-AMINOANTHRAQUINONE ICSC: 1579
Date of Peer Review: April 2005

2-Amino-9,10-anthracenedione
2-Amino-9,10-anthraquinone
beta-Aminoanthraquinone
CAS # 117-79-3 C14H9NO2
RTECS # CB5120000 Molecular mass: 223.24
UN #
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation
Ventilation (not if powder).
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes
Safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P1 filter respirator for inert particles. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from strong oxidants.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 1999

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2-AMINOANTHRAQUINONE ICSC: 1579
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
RED OR ORANGE-BROWN SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic fumes of nitrogen oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.
INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Sublimation
Melting point: 302C
Solubility in water: very poor
Vapour pressure, Pa at 180C: 1.3
Flash point: 283C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.3
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Other melting points: 289-292C.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


LEGAL NOTICE Neither the CEC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information
IPCS, CEC 1999