1-Nitropyrene

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1-Nitropyrene is a by-product of combustion and is the predominant nitrated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (pyrene) emitted in a diesel engine.[1] 1-Nitropyrene is listed as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen,[2] indicating it is possibly carcinogenic to humans.

1-Nitropyrene
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Names
IUPAC name
1-Nitropyrene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.024.426
Properties
C16H9NO2
Molar mass 247.253 g·mol−1
Density 1.422 g/mL
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NTP Technical Report on Toxicity Study of 1-Nitropyrene (CAS No. 5522-43-0) Administered by Inhalation to F344/N Rats" (PDF). Toxicity Report Series Number 34. National Toxicology Program. Retrieved 15 January 2011.
  2. ^ Agents Classified by the IARC Monographs