Agent Name

Dibenzo(a,h)pyrene

CAS Number

189-64-0

Formula

C24-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,6,7-Dibenzopyrene; 3,4,8,9-Dibenzopyrene; 3,4,8,9-Dibenzpyrene; DB(a,h)P; Dibenzo(b,def)chrysene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Golden yellow solid; [HSDB] White solid; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Research chemical; [HSDB] It is present in fossil fuels, coal tar, automobile exhaust, tobacco smoke, and urban air; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.41E-12 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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