Agent Name

Benzo(ghi)fluoranthene

CAS Number

203-12-3

Formula

C18-H10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,13-Benzofluoranthene; 2,13-Benzofuranthene; 7,10-Benzofluoranthene; Benzo(mno)fluoranthene; Benzofluoranthene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Yellow, odorless solid with greenish-yellow fluorescence; Solutions exhibit blue fluorescence; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used only as a research chemical; Present in fuels, coal tar, coal smoke, motor vehicle exhaust, cigarette smoke, surface waters, dried sediments, and sewage effluent; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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