Agent Name

Dibenzo-p-dioxin

CAS Number

262-12-4

Formula

C12-H8-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dibenzo(1,4)dioxin; Dibenzo(b,e)(1,4)dioxin; Dibenzo-para-dioxin; Dibenzodioxin; Diphenylene dioxide; Oxanthrene; Phenodioxin; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] White flakes; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Present in fly ash particulates and emissions from municipal waste incinerators; [HSDB]

Comments

See "2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000413 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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