Benzanthracene; Benzanthrene; 1,2-Benzanthracene; Benzo[b]phenanthrene; Tetraphene
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||228.29 g·mol−1|
|Melting point||158 °C (316 °F; 431 K)|
|Boiling point||438 °C (820 °F; 711 K)|
|Flash point||209.1 °C (408.4 °F; 482.2 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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In February 2014, NASA announced a greatly upgraded database for tracking polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including benz[a]anthracene, in the universe. According to scientists, more than 20% of the carbon in the universe may be associated with PAHs, possible starting materials for the formation of life. PAHs seem to have been formed shortly after the Big Bang, are widespread throughout the universe, and are associated with new stars and exoplanets.
- Tetracene, also known as benz[b]anthracene
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- PAH IR Spectral Database
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- Toxic Substances Portal - Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons A resource summarizing many toxicological aspects of benzanthracene and other polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.