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15856 Benzo[a]pyrene, 96%

CAS Number
50-32-8
Synonyms
3,4-Benzopyrene

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
15856-MC 100mg 43.50
15856-02 0.5g 178.00
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Benzo[a]pyrene, 96%

MDL
MFCD00003602
EINECS
200-028-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C20H12
Formula Weight
252.30
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
177-180°
Boiling Point
495°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in benzene, toluene, and xylene. Sparingly soluble in alcohol, methanol. Insoluble in water

Applications

Extensively used in cancer research and for GC (Gas Chromatography) and LC (Liquid Chromatography) Analysis. It is also a multipurpose intermediate.

Notes

Special handling precautions required. View MSDS prior to purchase. MSDS are available online at www.alfa.com

Literature References

Sims, P.; Grover, P. L.; Swaisland, A.; Pal, K.; Hewer, A..Metabolic activation of benzo(a)pyrene proceeds by a diol-epoxide. Nature. 1974, 252(5481),326-328.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H317-H340-H350-H360

May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause genetic defects. May cause cancer. May damage fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P261-P280-P363-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1103
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2902.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DJ3675000

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