Agent Name

Benzo(ghi)perylene

CAS Number

191-24-2

Formula

C22-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,12-Benzoperylene; 1,12-Benzperylene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Pale yellow-green solid; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used for scientific research; Not commercially used or produced; [HSDB] "Benzo(ghi)perylene is present as a component of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) content in the environment usually resulting from the incomplete combustion or pyrolysis of organic matters, especially fossil fuels and tobacco." [ICSC]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.0E-10 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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