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A8637 Sigma-Aldrich

Anthracene

~98%, powder

Synonym: Anthraxcene, Paranaphthalene

  • CAS Number 120-12-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C14H10

  • Molecular Weight 178.23

  •  Colour Index Number 10790

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1905429

  •  EC Number 204-371-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00001240

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Properties

vapor density   6.15 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 145 °C)
assay   ~98%
form   powder
autoignition temp.   1004 °F
color   off-white to yellow
bp   340 °C (lit.)
mp   210-215 °C (lit.)
solubility   alcohols: soluble
  benzene: soluble
  chloroform: soluble
  hydronaphthalenes: soluble
  supercritical carbon dioxide: soluble
SMILES string   c1ccc2cc3ccccc3cc2c1
InChI   1S/C14H10/c1-2-6-12-10-14-8-4-3-7-13(14)9-11(12)5-1/h1-10H
InChI key   MWPLVEDNUUSJAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Anthracene has been shown to be soluble in a variety of binary and ternary mixtures of cyclohexanone, ethyl acetate, and methanol .

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
CA9350000
Flash Point(F) 
249.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
121 °C
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