Benzo[a]pyrene solution

100 μg/mL in cyclohexane, analytical standard

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analytical standard

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shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label


100 μg/mL in cyclohexane


HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

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General description

Benzo[a]pyrene belongs to the family of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) compounds, which consist of two or more aromatic rings made up of only hydrogen and carbon elements.


Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
Benzo[a]pyrene may be used as a reference standard for the determination of the analyte in olive oil samples by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) as well as liquid chromatography-fluorescence detection techniques (LC-FLD), and in cereal-based foodstuffs, fish, meat and poultry by GC-MS.


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Target Organs

Central nervous system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


UN1145 - class 3 - PG 2 - Cyclohexane

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

-0.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

-18 °C

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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