1-Aminoanthraquinone is a key intermediate used in the preparation of colorants including dyes and pigments as well as other specialty chemicals.

It is soluble in benzene, chloroform, ether, glacial acetic acid, hot nitrobenzene and hydrochloride, almost insoluble in wáter and slightly soluble in ethanol.​

It is used as a substituted anthraquinone. Anthraquinone is an aromatic organic compound which is a building block for a wide range of dyestuffs.

Synonyms1-aminoanthracene-9,10-dione; alpha-Anthraquinonylamine;
Azoic Diazo No. 36,
Fast Red AL
CAS No.82-45-1
EINECS No.201-423-5
Chemical FormulaC14H9NO2
Molecular Weight223.23
Molecular Structure


AppearanceRed crystalline powder
Melting Point°C253-254
1-Aminoanthraquinone%Min 98.5
1,5-Diaminoanthraquinone%Max 0.3
1,8-Diaminoanthraquinone%Max 0.1


In addition to 1-Aminoanthraquinone being used as a dye intermediate in the synthesis of Disperse, Reactive and VAT dyes, it is also used as an analytical reagent.

Its derivatives find use in organic synthesis as well in Coatings

1Intermediate for Acid, Reactive, Disperse, and VAT dyes
3Ink, Coatings
4Analytical reagent

Store in a sheltered place away from sources of heat and moisture.

25 Kg Bags.

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