Substance Information

Distillates (coal tar), benzole fraction, distn. residues

A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from the distillation of crude benzole (high temperature coal tar). It may be a liquid with the approximate distillation range of 150°C to 300°C (302°F to 572°F) or a semi-solid or solid with a melting point up to 70°C (158°F). It is composed primarily of naphthalene and alkyl naphthalenes.

EC / List no.: 310-165-3

CAS no.: 121620-46-0

Mol. formula:

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP01) approved by the European Union, this substance may cause genetic defects and may cause cancer.

  • C

Carcinogenic

  • M

Mutagenic

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