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Testing Status of C.I. Basic Orange 2 M20141


CASRN: 532-82-1

Formula: C12-H12-N4.Cl-H

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,3-Benzenediamine, 4-(phenylazo)-, monohydrochloride

Known Uses

For dyeing silk and cotton. Dye in oils, fats, and waxes for polishes.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Drosophila  (105811)  Completed 
    • Citation: Foureman, P., Mason, J.M., Valencia, R., Zimmering, S. Chemical Mutagenesis Testing in Drosophila. IX. Results of 50 coded compounds tested for the National Toxicology Program. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 23 (1994) 51-63
    • Reciprocal Translocation/Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Negative 
  • Salmonella  (020505)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
  • Salmonella  (287557)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Positive