National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Chrysophanic acid (1,8-dihydroxy-3-methylanthraquinone) - M88242


CASRN: 481-74-3

Formula: C15-H10-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,8-Dihydroxy-3-methylanthraquinone

Known Uses

Plant-derived anthraquinone laxative

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (114105)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive 
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