Agent Name

9-Nitroanthracene

CAS Number

602-60-8

Formula

C14-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

5-Nitroanthracene; Anthracene, 9-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Yellow solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Sources include particulates in diesel exhaust, polluted air, and carbon black produced in the past; No commercial production other than for research; [IARC]

Comments

A skin irritant; [CAMEO] A skin and respiratory tract irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [MSDSonline] It is mutagenic to Salmonella typhimurium. [IARC] See "1-Nitropyrene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.35E-6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

mp = 146 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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