Agent Name

6-Nitrochrysene

CAS Number

7496-02-8

Formula

C18-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Chrysene, 6-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] Nitrochrysene, 6-; [NTP]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Yellow, orange-yellow, or chrome red solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as the internal standard in the analysis of nitroarenes; [HSDB] 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; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS." See "Chrysene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.61E-9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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