3,4-benzpyrene

3,4-benzpyrene

[¦thrē ¦fȯr ‚benz′pī‚rēn]
(organic chemistry)
C20H12 A polycyclic hydrocarbon; a chemical carcinogen that will cause skin cancer in many species when applied in low dosage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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