Agent Name

Dibenz(a,j)acridine

CAS Number

224-42-0

Formula

C21-H13-N

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,7,8-Dibenzacridine; 1,2:7,8-Dibenzacridine; 3,4,5,6-Dibenzacridine; 3,4,6,7-Dinaphthacridine; 7-Azadibenz(a,j)anthracene; DB(a,j)AC; Dibenz(a,f)acridine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as research chemical; Not commercially produced or used in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

There is no data available on cancer in humans. There is sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in experimental animals. Mechanistic and other data were used to make the determination that Dibenz(a,j)acridine is probably carcinogenic to humans (Group 2A). [IARC, Vol. 103, 2013] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.85E-9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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