Agent Name

3-Nitrofluoranthene

CAS Number

892-21-7

Formula

C16-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Nitrofluoranthene; Fluoranthene, 3-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Gold solid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Present in particulate matter in diesel exhaust and in urban air; [IARC] Produced directly or indirectly from incomplete combustion; NitroPAHs are formed from PAHs through nitration during combustion (i.e. diesel exhaust) or in the atmosphere; [INCHEM EHC]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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