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Benzo[a]pyrene

analytical standard, for environmental analysis

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

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

packaging

pkg of 100 mg

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

495 °C (lit.)

mp

177-180 °C (lit.)

application(s)

environmental

format

neat

storage temp.

2-30°C

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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Benzo[a]pyrene analytical standard, for environmental analysis

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packaging

pkg of 100 mg

packaging

-

packaging

-

packaging

ampule of 25 mg

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

-

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

application(s)

environmental

application(s)

environmental

application(s)

-

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

format

neat

format

-

format

neat

storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

-

storage temp.

-

storage temp.

2-30°C

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

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.
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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Carc. 1B - Muta. 1B - Repr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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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
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Articles

This application note describes the fast and efficient separation of the EU’s list of 15 + 1 polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) using Ascentis® Express PAH HPLC column.

Protocols

HPLC Analysis of PAHs on SUPELCOSIL™ LC-PAH

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