Anthanthrene

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Anthanthrene
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model of the anthanthrene molecule
Names
IUPAC name
Dibenzo[def,mno]chrysene
Other names
Anthanthren; Dibenzo[cd,jk]pyrene
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.005.351
KEGG
Properties
C22H12
Molar mass 276.33 g/mol
Appearance Golden yellow solid
Melting point 261 °C (502 °F; 534 K)
Insoluble
-204.2·10−6 cm3/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Anthanthrene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon.[1] According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, as of 2006 there was "limited evidence in experimental animals" that it is a carcinogen.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clar, E. (1964). Polycyclic Hydrocarbons. New York: Academic Press. 
  2. ^ "PAHs: IARC Working Group, 2006". Carcinogenic Risk In Occupational Settings.