Agent Name

Dibenz(a,h)acridine

CAS Number

226-36-8

Formula

C21-H13-N

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,5,6-Dibenzacridine; 1,2,5,6-Dibenzoacridine; 1,2,5,6-Dinaphthacridine; 7-Azadibenz(a,h)anthracene; DB(a,h)AC; Dibenz(a,d)acridine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB] Crystalline solid; [Cerilliant MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Produced from incomplete combustion of organic substances; Used for biochemical research; [HSDB]

Comments

There is no data available on cancer in humans. There is sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in experimental animals. Dibenz(a,h)acridine is possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B). [IARC, Vol. 103, 2013] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.85E-9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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