Agent Name

Benzo(c)phenanthrene

Alternative Name

3,4-Benzphenanthrene

CAS Number

195-19-7

Formula

C18-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,4-Benzophenanthrene; 3,4-Benzphenanthrene; Tetrahelicene; [ChemIDplus] B(c)P; [RTECS]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Possible carcinogen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.66E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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