Agent Name

2,5-Diphenyloxazole

CAS Number

92-71-7

Formula

C15-H11-N-O

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2,5-Diphenyl-1,3-oxazole; DPO (scintillator); PPO (VAN); PPO (scintillator); Tritosol; Oxazole, 2,5-diphenyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Dyes

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"A scintillator is material which exhibits scintillation--the property of luminescence when excited by ionizing radiation." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 750 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "POPOP."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.65E-6 mm Hg

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