Coke (petroleum), calcined

Agent Name
Coke (petroleum), calcined
CAS Number
Major Category
Other Classes
Calcined petroleum coke; Coke, petroleum, calcined; Coke, (petroleum), calcined; [ChemIDplus] Carbon ramming paste; Zapfenstampfmasse; Calcined Coke; Petroleum Coke; Kalzinat; Kalzinat-abseib; Kalzinat-staub; Nornul kalzinat; Nornulkalzinat; PC; Petrolkoks; Regularkoks; Nadelkoks - calciniert; Petrolkoks-Kalzinat; [IUCLID]
Petroleum Refining Residues
Gray-black odorless solid; [Alcoa MSDS]
Used in chemical synthesis, in the fuel industry, for extraction, refining, and processing of metals, to make electrodes and graphite, as a conductive agent, reducing agent, friction modifier for brake linings, and process chemical; [IUCLID] Used to make graphite and electrodes for smelting furnaces; Also used for the carbonization of steel; [EPA ChAMP: Submission]
"TSCA Definition 2008: A complex combination of carbonaceous material including extremely high molecular weight hydrocarbons obtained as a solid material from the calcining of petroleum coke at temperatures in excess of ( The hydrocarbons present in calcined coke have a very high carbon-to-hydrogen ratio." [ChemIDplus] Composed mainly of carbon (inert and of very low acute toxicity); [EPA ChAMP: Submission] An eye, upper respiratory tract, and mild skin irritant; Chronic inhalation exposure may cause pulmonary fibrosis; [Alcoa MSDS] See "Coke oven emissions."
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) > 30.7 mg/m3/6hr

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: