Agent Name

Picene

CAS Number

213-46-7

Formula

C22-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,7,8-Dibenzphenanthrene; 1,2:7,8-Dibenzophenanthrene; 3,4-Benzchrysene; Benzo(a)chrysene; Dibenzo(a,i)phenanthrene; Pycene; beta,beta-Binaphthyleneethene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Fluorescent solid; [Merck Index] Tan crystalline solid; [AccuStandard MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Present in tar oils from soft coal; [Merck Index] Component of coal combustion emissions; [IARC]

Comments

See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.73E-9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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