Agent Name

Benzo(f)quinoline

CAS Number

85-02-9

Formula

C13-H9-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Azaphenanthrene; 5,6-Benzo(f)quinoline; 5,6-Benzoquinoline; beta-Naphthoquinoline; [ChemIDplus] Naphthopyridine; [Merck Index] Benzoquinoline, (f); [NTP]

Category

Quinolines

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Yellow or white solid with a characteristic irritating odor; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent in the determination of cadmium; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes severe irritation and local injury to skin and mucous membranes; Eye contact may cause severe visual disturbances, lachrymation, conjunctivitis, burning sensation, and corneal injury; [NTP] An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; Toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Quinoline" and "Naphthalene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.6E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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