Agent Name

9,10-Dimethylanthracene

CAS Number

781-43-1

Formula

C16-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Anthracene, 9,10-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons"; Acute toxicity of PAHs is low; PAHs may cause photosensitivity and may cause cancer after chronic exposure; [HSDB] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.47E-6 mm Hg

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