Benzo(j)fluoranthene

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The correct title of this article is Benzo[j]fluoranthene. The substitution or omission of any < > [ ] { } is because of technical restrictions.
Benzo[j]fluoranthene
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Identifiers
CAS number 205-82-3 YesY
ChemSpider 8798 YesY
KEGG C19196 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C20H12
Molar mass 252.3093
Appearance solid
Density 1.286 g/cm3
Melting point 165 °C (329 °F; 438 K)
Hazards
Flash point 228.6 °C (443.5 °F; 501.8 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Benzo[j]fluoranthene is an organic compound with the chemical formula C20H12. Classified as a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH), it is a colourless solid that is poorly soluble in most solvents. Impure samples can appear off white. Closely related isomeric compounds include benzo(a)fluoranthene, benzo(b)fluoranthene, benzo(e)fluoranthene, and benzo(k)fluoranthene.

More than 20% of the carbon in the universe may be associated with PAHs, including the benzofluoranthenes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoover, Rachel (February 21, 2014). "Need to Track Organic Nano-Particles Across the Universe? NASA's Got an App for That". NASA. Retrieved February 22, 2014.