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Benzo[a]pyrene

analytical standard, for environmental analysis

Synonym(s):
3,4-Benzopyrene, 3,4-Benzpyrene, Benzo[def]chrysene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C20H12
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
252.31
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1911333
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

packaging

pkg of 100 mg

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

495 °C (lit.)

mp

177-180 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Environmental

format

neat

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

c1ccc2c(c1)cc3ccc4cccc5ccc2c3c45

InChI

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

InChI key

FMMWHPNWAFZXNH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzo[a]pyrene belongs to the class of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, which can exist as a potent genotoxic compound majorly formed via pyrolysis of organic matter and can also be found in industrial and cigarette smoke, coal tar and food.

Application

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 an analytical standard for the determination of the analyte in olive oil, smoked and cooked food and roasted coffee samples by chromatography techniques.

Signal Word

Danger

RIDADR

UN 3077 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Transgenerational inheritance of neurobehavioral and physiological deficits from developmental exposure to benzo [a] pyrene in zebrafish
Knecht AL, et al.
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology (2017)
Determination of benzo [a] pyrene in smoked, cooked and toasted food products
Lintas C, et al.
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology, 17(4), 325-328 (1979)
Bioaccumulation in Marine Organisms: Effect of Contaminants from Oil Well Produced Water (2002)
Rapid determination of benzo [a] pyrene in roasted coffee and coffee brew by high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection
De Kruijf N, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 35(4), 545-549 (1987)
Human genome-wide repair map of DNA damage caused by the cigarette smoke carcinogen benzo [a] pyrene
Li W, et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (2017)
Protocols
HPLC Analysis of PAHs on SUPELCOSIL™ LC-PAH
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GC Analysis of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Salmon on SPB®-608 (20 m x 0.18 mm I.D., 0.18 µm) after QuEChERS Cleanup using Supel™ QuE Z-Sep, Fast GC Analysis
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GC Analysis of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Salmon on SPB®-608 (20 m x 0.18 mm I.D., 0.18 µm) after QuEChERS Cleanup using Supel™ QuE Z-Sep, Fast GC Analysis
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