Agent Name

Cholanthrene

CAS Number

479-23-2

Formula

C20-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

7,8-Dimethylenebenz(a)anthracene; Benz(7,8)aceanthrene; Benz(j)aceanthrylene, 1,2-dihydro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Faintly yellow solid; [Merck Index]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons"; Acute toxicity of PAHs is low; May cause photosensitivity; May cause cancer after chronic exposure; [HSDB] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.23E-8 mm Hg

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