Agent Name

11H-Benzo(b)fluorene

CAS Number

243-17-4

Formula

C17-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzo(b)fluorene; 2,3-Benzofluorene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Colorless solid; [INCEM EHC] Beige solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A minor constituent of the polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons found in the environment; Produced as a combustion product; [IARC] Produced from the incomplete combustion or pyrolysis of organic substances; [INCEM EHC]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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