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Scientific Review of Danthron (1,8-Dihydroxyanthraquinone)

CASRN 117-10-2
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Primary Uses or Exposures: Danthron is used as an antioxidant in synthetic lubricants, in the synthesis of experimental antitumor agents, and as a fungicide for control of powdery mildew. It was formally used as a laxative.

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