Benz[c]acridine

  • 3,4-Benzoacridine
  • 3,4-Benzacridine
  • 12-Azabenz[a]anthracene
Formula
C17H11N
Structure
Description
Yellow needles.
Uses
Research chemical.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
225-51-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-930-2
RTECS
CU2975000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
154999
Beilstein Reference
5-20-08-00519
RCRA
U016

Properties.
Formula
C17H11N
Formula mass
229.28
Melting point, °C
108
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
3.24 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
4.607

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool dry location, away from incompatible materials.
Handling
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breath vapors. Wash thoroughly after handling. Contaminated clothing should be laundered before reuse. This material should only be handled in a hood.
Protection
Workers should be provided with and required to use splash-proof goggles. impervious clothing, gloves, face-shields (eight-inch minimum), and other appropriate protective clothing necessary to prevent any possibility of skin contact.
Respirators
For escape, use any gas mask providing protection against organic vapors and particulates, including pesticide respirators which meet the requirements of this class, any escape self-contained breathing apparatus. 400 mg/cu m or less: A type C supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece operated in pressure-demand or other positive pressure mode or with a full facepiece, helmet, or hood operated in continuous-flow mode. Greater than 400 mg/cu m or entry and escape from unknown concentrations: A combination respirator which includes a type C supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece operated in pressure-demand or other positive pressure mode.
Small spills/leaks
While using proper protective equipment, sweep up and collect material in a plastic bag. Place bag in a properly labeled contaner fro later disposal.
Stability
Stable at normal temperratures and pressures.
Decomposition
When heated to decomposition, it emits nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA and full protective equipment.

Health.
Exposure effects
Potential carcinogen.

First aid
 

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
BZR