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Pyrene and its derivatives are used commercially to make dyes and dye precursors, for example pyranine and naphthalene-1,4,5,8-tetracarboxylic acid. It is used as a probe to determine solvent environments and fluorescence spectroscopy.
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Hans-Joachim Galla; Erich Sackmann. Lateral diffusion in the hydrophobic region of membranes: use of pyrene excimers as optical probes.Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes.1974, 339 103-115.
Hazard Statements: H336-H373
May cause drowsiness or dizziness. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P271-P304+P340-P312-P314-P501c
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant