Agent Name

trans-1,2-Diphenylethylene

Alternative Name

trans-Stilbene

CAS Number

103-30-0

Formula

C14-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

trans-Stilbene; (E)-1,1'-(1,2-Ethenediyl)bisbenzene; (E)-1,2-Diphenylethylene; (E)-Stilbene; Benzene, 1,1'-(1,2-ethenediyl)bis-, (E)-; trans-1,2-Diphenylethene; trans-Diphenylethene; trans-alpha,beta-Diphenylethylene; Benzene, 1,1'-(1E)-1,2-ethenediylbis-; Stilbene, (E)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Colorless or pale yellow solid; [HSDB] Off-white solid with blue fluorescence; [CAMEO] White or off-white crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dyes and optical bleaches; as phosphors and scintillators (crystal forms); [HSDB]

Comments

Toxic effects in animal studies include inflammation, scarring, or necrosis of the bladder; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "cis-1,2-Diphenylethylene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000881 mm Hg

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