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A19118 Anthrone, 96%

CAS Number
90-44-8
Synonyms
9(10H)-Anthracenone

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A19118-14 25g 64.00
A19118-22 100g 185.00
A19118-36 500g 723.00
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Anthrone, 96%

MDL
MFCD00001187
EINECS
201-994-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C14H10O
Formula Weight
194.23
Melting point
153-160°
Storage & Sensitivity
Light Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol, benzene, and hot NaOH solutions. Insoluble in water

Applications

It finds its applications in organic synthesis. It is used for a popular cellulose assay and in the colorometric determination of carbohydrates in body fluids and of animal starch in liver tissue. The anthrones are used in pharmacy as laxative. They stimulate the motion of the colon and are responsible for less water reabsorption. They may only be used for a short amount of time, because long time use may lead to loss of electrolytes.

Notes

Light Sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents and light. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Asamenew G.; Bisrat D.; Mazumder A.; Asres K. In vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of anthrone and chromone from the latex of Aloe harlana Reynolds.Phytotherapy research.2011,25(12), 1756-1760.

Malterud KE.; Farbrot TL.; Huse AE.; Sund RB. Antioxidant and radical scavenging effects of anthraquinones and anthrones.Pharmacology.1993,47(1), 77-85.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,691
Beilstein
1910173
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
CB8925500

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