Agent Name

3,7-Dinitrofluoranthene

CAS Number

105735-71-5

Formula

C16-H8-N2-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Fluoranthene, 3,7-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Pale yellow to yellow solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a research chemical; Present in low levels in diesel emissions, kerosene heaters, and other sources of combustion; [IARC]

Comments

Evidence of carcinogenicity and mutagenicity in experimental animals; Emergency treatment: "Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons"; PAHs may cause photosensitivity and may cause cancer after chronic exposure; [HSDB] See "1-Nitropyrene"

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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