Agent Name

2-Nitrofluorene

Alternative Name

2-Nitro-9H-fluorene

CAS Number

607-57-8

Formula

C13-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Nitro-9H-fluorene; 9H-Fluorene, 2-nitro-; Fluorene, 2-nitro-; Nitrofluorene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Cream colored solid; [CAMEO] Light yellow solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Evidence of mutagenicity; [HSDB] Causes changes in liver weight and effects on inflammation in 14 day intermittent oral study of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Nitropyrene"

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.54E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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