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Naphtalene
Physicochemical properties
Chemical name NLNaftaleen
Chemical name ENNaphtalene
CAS no91-20-3
UN2304
Chemical formulaC10H8
Molecular weight128.17
Boiling point218C
Melting point80.2C
Density1.162 at 20C
Vapour pressure1 mm at 53C
Solubility<1 mg/ml at 22C
LogKow3.32
PhaseSolid
Notes
Persistence
Degradation
Accumulation
Endocrien effect studies
Organism group Effect 
fishEffect on estrogen
Increased plasma VTG levels compared to control site
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fishEffect on estrogen
Occurrence of ovotestis and intersex
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fishsuspected endocrine effect
Increased hepatic EROD activity
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Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
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