Agent Name

2-Acetylaminofluorene

CAS Number

53-96-3

Formula

C15-H13-N-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-(Acetylamino)fluorene; 2-AAF; 2-Acetamidofluorene; 2-Acetaminofluorene; 2-Acetoaminofluorene; 2-Acetylaminfluorene; 2-Acetylamino-fluoren [German]; 2-Aminoacetylfluorene; 2-FAA; 2-Fluorenil acetamide; 2-Fluorenylacetamide; Acetoaminofluorene; Acetylaminofluorene; Azetylaminofluoren [German]; FAA; Fluorene, 2-acetamido-; N-2-Fluorenylacetamide; N-9H-Fluoren-2-ylacetamide; N-Acetyl-2-aminofluorene; [ChemIDplus] UN8027

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Tan, crystalline powder; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

"Used in the study of liver enzymes and the carcinogenicity and mutagenicity of aromatic amines as a positive control." [HSDB]

Comments

Potential for cancer--see 29 CFR 1910.1003. An animal carcinogen (liver, bladder, and kidneys); [ACGIH]

Restricted

See 29CFR1910.1003 (Code of Federal Regulations pertaining to the manufacturing, processing, repackaging, releasing, handling, and storing of this chemical);

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Carcinogen--No TLV;

Half Life

No reports found; [TDR, p. 31]

Adverse Effects
NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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