Distillates (coal tar), upper

Agent Name
Distillates (coal tar), upper
CAS Number
Major Category
Other Classes
Anthracene oil; Upper coal tar distillate; Upper coal tar distillates; Distillates, coal tar, upper; Coal tar light oil; Distillates, (coal tar), upper; [ChemIDplus] Heavy Oil; [Reilly Industries MSDS] UN1136
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Colorless to yellow liquid with a pleasant odor; [CAMEO] Brown to black oily liquid; [Reilly Industries MSDS]
TSCA Definition 2008: The coal tar distillate in the boiling point range of 220 deg C to 450 deg C and composed primarily of three to four ring polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; [ChemIDplus] May cause skin irritation on prolonged contact; Vapor causes smarting of the eyes and is mildly irritating to nose and throat; [CAMEO] Contains PAHs; A moderate skin and eye irritant; May cause skin photosensitization; [Reilly Industries MSDS] See "Coal tar pitch volatiles."
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Explanatory Notes
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Coal tar distillates, flammable."
may ignite at ambient temp

Adverse Effects

PICD (photoirritant contact dermatitis)

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:


Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: