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Substance Name: Perylene
RN: 198-55-0
UNII: 5QD5427UN7
InChIKey: CSHWQDPOILHKBI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A 20-carbon dibenz(de,kl)anthracene that can be viewed as a naphthalene fused to a phenalene or as dinaphthalene. It is used as fluorescent lipid probe in the cytochemistry of membranes and is a polycyclic hydrocarbon pollutant in soil and water. Derivatives may be carcinogenic.

Molecular Formula

  • C20-H12

Molecular Weight

  • 252.315
 

Classification Codes

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Superlist Classification Code

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Perylene

MeSH Heading

  • Perylene

Synonyms

  • alpha-Perylene
  • CCRIS 1231
  • Dibenz(de,kl)anthracene
  • EINECS 205-900-9
  • HSDB 6767
  • NSC 6512
  • peri-Dinaphthalene
  • Perilene
  • UNII-5QD5427UN7

Systematic Name

  • Perylene

Superlist Name

  • Perylene

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 198-55-0

FDA UNII

  • 5QD5427UN7

Other Registry Numbers

  • 733006-66-1
  • 77392-71-3

System Generated Number

  • 0000198550

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C20H12/c1-5-13-6-2-11-17-18-12-4-8-14-7-3-10-16(20(14)18)15(9-1)19(13)17/h1-12H

InChIKey

CSHWQDPOILHKBI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c12c3c4c5c(ccc4)cccc5c1cccc2ccc3

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 274 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 6.25 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 4.00E-04 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 5.25E-09 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 3.65E-06 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 5.00E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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