Definition of Dibenzo a h Anthracene

A crystalline, carcinogenic aromatic hydrocarbon consisting of five fused benzene rings, produced by the incomplete combustion of organic matter. Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene is primarily found in gasoline exhaust, tobacco smoke, coal tar, soot and certain food products, especially smoked and barbecued foods. This substance is used only for research purposes to induce tumorigenesis. Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene is a mutagen and is reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen.

Dibenzo a h Anthracene is from the group

Carcinogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon

Other Names for Dibenzo a h Anthracene

Dibenzo[a,h]anthracene
1,2,5,6-Dibenzanthracene
DB(a,h)A
Dibenz(a,h)anthracene
Dibenz[a,h]anthracene

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