Agent Name

1,6-Dinitropyrene

CAS Number

42397-64-8

Formula

C16-H8-N2-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Pyrene, 1,6-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

No commercial applications; Found in particulates in emissions from combustion, e.g., diesel exhausts; [NTP] Found in some carbon blacks and in emissions from diesel engines, kerosene heaters, and gas burners; [IARC]

Comments

"Whether the nitroarenes are responsible for, or contribute to, the human carcinogenicity of diesel exhaust has not been determined." [NTP] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "1-Nitropyrene"

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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