Agent Name

Dibenzo(a,l)pyrene

CAS Number

191-30-0

Formula

C24-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,3,4-Dibenzpyrene; 1,2,9,10-Dibenzopyrene; 1,2:3,4-Dibenzopyrene; 2,3:4,5-Dibenzopyrene; 4,5,6,7-Dibenzpyrene; Ba 51-090462; DB(a,l)P; Db(a,l)p; Dibenzo(a,d)pyrene; Dibenzo(def,p)chrysene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Pale yellow solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as experimental carcinogen; Not commercially produced or used in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons"; Acute toxicity of PAHs is low; May cause photosensitivity; May cause cancer after chronic exposure; [HSDB] May cause photosensitization; [CHEMINFO] Causes changes in spleen and liver weights and weight loss in ten day intermittent oral studies of mice; [RTECS] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.8E-10 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Contact Dermatitis, Photoirritant

IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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