National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Danthron - M88240


CASRN: 117-10-2

Formula: C14-H8-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 9,10-Anthracenedione, 1,8-dihydroxy-
  • Antrapurol

Known Uses


Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (A87796)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Not Tested 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Positive 
  • Micronucleus  (A35940)  Completed 
    • Rats: Fischer 344
    • Male Negative 
  • Micronucleus  (A50336)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
    • Female Negative 
  • Salmonella  (819417)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive 
NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.