Agent Name

Benzo(j)fluoranthene

CAS Number

205-82-3

Formula

C20-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

10,11-Benzfluoranthene; 10,11-Benzofluoranthene; 7,8-Benzofluoranthene; B(j)F; Benz(j)fluoranthene; Benzo(l)fluoranthene; Benzo-12,13-fluoranthene; Dibenzo(a,jk)fluorene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Yellow to orange solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a cancer research chemical; Not commercially used or produced; [HSDB]

Comments

Danger of cutaneous absorption; [MAK] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.62E-8 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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