CHARECTERISTICS

  • It contains yellow colored that exhibit a blue fluorescence

SOLUBILITY

  • ANTHRACENE is highly soluble in alcohol and ether, while it is insoluble in water.

DENSITY

  • 1.25 ( at 27.4 degree Celsius)

MELTING POINT

  • 217 degree Celsius

BOILING POINT

  • 340 degree Celsius

HAZARDS

  • It is highly explosive

SOURCE

  • It is obtained from antheracin oil

GRADES

  • Commercial ( 90% to 95%)

PRECAUTION

  • It can cause cancer

 USES

  • Use in the fire works
  • Paint making
  • In the textile industry

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