Agent Name

4-Nitropyrene

CAS Number

57835-92-4

Formula

C16-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Pyrene, 4-nitro-; 4-Nitropyrene [Nitroarenes]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Orange needles; [NTP]

Sources/Uses

No commercial applications; Found in particulates in emissions from combustion, e.g., diesel exhausts; [NTP]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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