3,8-Diamino-6-phenylphenanthridine is used in the synthesis of rigid polyamides. It has anti-tumor and anti-viral properties.
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Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280g-P304+P340-P405-P501a