Agent Name

Perylene

CAS Number

198-55-0

Formula

C20-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dibenz(de,kl)anthracene; Perilene; alpha-Perylene; peri-Dinaphthalene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Yellow to colorless solid; [Merck Index] Yellow or orange powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to manufacture organic semiconductors; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.25E-9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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