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Testing Status of 1-Nitropyrene 5522430


CASRN: 5522-43-0

Formula: C16-H9-N-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Pyrene, 1-nitro-

Known Uses

Byproduct of combustion primary nitrated PAH emitted in diesel engine exhaust. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 13 weeks (Inhalation)  (C61938)  Completed 
    • Rats: F344/N
    • Dose: R: 0, 0.5, 2.0, 8.0, 20.0, OR 50.0 MG/M3 12/S/GROUP (CORE); 5/S/GROUP FOR LUNG BURDEN.