National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Chrysophanic acid (1,8-Dihydroxy-3-methylanthraquinone) (N88309)

Chrysophanic acid (1,8-Dihydroxy-3-methylanthraquinone)

Specific Substances: Chrysophanic acid (1,8-dihydroxy-3-methylanthraquinone), Rhein (1,8-dihydroxy-3-carboxyl anthraquinone)

Nomination Date: 02/17/1988

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Human exposure through use as plant-derived anthraquinone laxative

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Unknown


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 481-74-3

Agent Name: Chrysophanic acid (1,8-dihydroxy-3-methylanthraquinone)

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CASRN: 478-43-3

Agent Name: Rhein (1,8-dihydroxy-3-carboxyl anthraquinone)

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