Agent Name

5-Nitroacenaphthene

CAS Number

602-87-9

Formula

C12-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Dihydro-5-nitro-acenaphthylene; 5-Nan; 5-Nitroacenaphthylene; 5-Nitroacenapthene; 5-Nitronaphthalene ethylene; Acenaphthene, 5-nitro-; Acenaphthylene, 1,2-dihydro-5-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Yellow solid; [CAMEO] Yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make naphthalimide dyes (fluorescent whitening agents) and paper dyes; Not used commercially in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "1-Nitropyrene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.65E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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