Benzo(a)fluorene

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Benzo[a]fluorene[1]
Chemical structure of benzo[a]fluorene
Ball-and-stick model of the benzo[a]fluorene molecule
Names
IUPAC name
11H-Benzo[a]fluorene
Other names
2,3-Benzopyrene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.005.405
EC Number 205-944-9
KEGG
RTECS number DF6382000
UNII
Properties
C17H12
Molar mass 216.277 g/mol
Density 0.819 g/cm3
Melting point 189.5 °C (373.1 °F; 462.6 K)
Boiling point 405 °C (761 °F; 678 K)
0.000045 g/L
Solubility soluble in diethyl ether, benzene, chloroform
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

Benzo[a]fluorene (IUPAC name, 11H-benzo[a]fluorene) is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH). It is currently listed as a Group 3 carcinogen by the IARC.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 3–42, 8–119, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2 
  2. ^ "Benzo(a)fluorene (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 32, 1983)". IARC. 17 April 1998. Retrieved 22 July 2010.