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Substance Name: Anthracene
RN: 120-12-7
UNII: EH46A1TLD7
InChIKey: MWPLVEDNUUSJAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C14-H10

Molecular Weight

  • 178.233
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 5000 lb
  • TWA (0.2 ppm);

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Anthracene

Synonyms

  • AI3-00155
  • Anthracen
  • Anthracen [German]
  • Anthracene
  • Anthracin
  • Bis-alkylamino anthracene
  • CCRIS 767
  • EC 204-371-1
  • EINECS 204-371-1
  • Green oil
  • HSDB 702
  • NSC 7958
  • Paranaphthalene
  • Tetra Olive N2G
  • UNII-EH46A1TLD7

Systematic Names

  • Anthracene
  • Anthracene, pure

Superlist Names

  • Anthracene
  • Anthracene oil (coal tar fraction)
  • Coal tar pitch volatiles: anthracene

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 120-12-7

FDA UNII

  • EH46A1TLD7

System Generated Number

  • 0000120127

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C14H10/c1-2-6-12-10-14-8-4-3-7-13(14)9-11(12)5-1/h1-10H

InChIKey

MWPLVEDNUUSJAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c12c(cc3ccccc3c1)cccc2

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD oral > 17gm/kg (17000mg/kg) LIVER: FATTY LIVER DEGERATION Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 13(5), Pg. 59, 1969.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 430mg/kg (430mg/kg)   Progress in Mutation Research. Vol. 1, Pg. 682, 1981.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 215 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 339.9 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 4.45 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 0.0434 mg/L 24 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 5.56E-05 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.10E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

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