Agent Name

Coronene

CAS Number

191-07-1

Formula

C24-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dibenzo(ghi,pqr)perylene; Hexabenzobenzene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Dark yellow powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Found in the mineral pendletonite; A byproduct of hydrocarbon combustion; Used in charge-coupled devices as an ultraviolet phosphor; [Merck Index] Occurs naturally in the mineral carpathite and has been used as a solvent probe; [Wikipedia]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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