Agent Name

Perylene-3,4,9,10-tetracarboxylic dianhydride

CAS Number

128-69-8

Formula

C24-H8-O6

Major Category

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Synonyms

3,4:9,10-Perylenetetracarboxylic anhydride; Perylene-3,4,9,10-tetracarboxylic 3,4:9,10-dianhydride; Perylenetetracarboxylic acid dianhydride; Perylenetetracarboxylic anhydride; 3,4,9,10-Perylenetetracarboxylic 3,4:9,10-dianhydride (8CI); Perylo(3,4-cd:9,10-c'd')dipyran-1,3,8,10-tetrone; [ChemIDplus] C.I.Pigment Red 224; CI 71127; [ToxPlanet: CPS&Q - Summary Fact Sheet] Isochromeno[4',5',6':6,5,10]anthra[2,1,9-def]isochromene-1,3,8,10-tetrone; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Pigment Red 224; PTCDA; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Dark red powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make perylene pigments; [ExPub: CPS&Q - Summary Fact Sheet] "Perylene or perilene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C20H12, occurring as a brown solid. It or its derivatives may be carcinogenic, and it is considered to be a hazardous pollutant. In cell membrane cytochemistry, perylene is used as a fluorescent lipid probe. It is the parent compound of a class of rylene dyes." [Wikipedia]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ACID ANHYDRIDES." See "Perylene."

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