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Phenanthrene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon composed of three fused benzene rings. The name 'phenanthrene' is a composite of phenyl and anthracene. In its pure form, it is found in cigarette smoke and is a known irritant, photosensitizing skin to light. Phenanthrene appears as a white powder having blue fluorescence.
The compound with a phenanthrene skeleton and nitrogens at the 4 and 5 positions is known as phenanthroline.

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Appearance & Physical State:white crystals
Melting Point:97-101ºC
Boiling Point:336ºC
Flash Point:146.6ºC
Refractive Index:1.5943
Water Solubility:insoluble
Stability:Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Storage Condition:APPROX 4ºC

Safety Info Feedback
Hazard Class:9
Safety Statements:S29-S36/37-S61
HS Code:2902909090
Packing Group:III
WGK Germany:2
Risk Statements:R22; R40; R50/53
Hazard Codes:Xn; N


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