Synonyms: "1,1-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)cyclohexane", "2381-21-7", "1-Methyl pyrene", "methylpyrene".
Source: 1-Methylpyrene, an alkylated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon. Workers who process coal and petroleum products or where combustion processes are extensive may breathe in 1-methylpyrene from the air or have direct skin contact. The general population may be exposed by breathing in tobacco smoke, automobile exhaust or smoke from other sources such as grilling meat.
IUPAC Name: 1-methylpyrene
CAS Number: 2381-21-7
PubChem ID: 16932
Canonical SMILES: CC1=C2C=CC3=CC=CC4=C3C2=C(C=C1)C=C4
Molecular Formula: C17H12
Molecular Weight: 216.283
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 17
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