Agent Name

Pentacene

CAS Number

135-48-8

Formula

C22-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,3:6,7-Dibenzanthracene; Benzo(b)naphthacene; lin-Dibenzanthracene; lin-Naphthoanthracene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Deep blue solid with violet luster; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Proposed use as a photoconductor (instead of selenium) in copying systems; [Hawley]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.73E-9 mm Hg

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