Agent Name

Benzo(c)chrysene

CAS Number

194-69-4

Formula

C22-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,5,6-Dibenzphenanthrene; 1,2:5,6-Dibenzophenanthrene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Insoluble in water; [ChemIDplus]

Sources/Uses

Produced from incomplete combustion of organic substances; Used for biochemical research; 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] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.73E-9 mm Hg

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