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Special Publication 922 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Structure Index

NIST Special Publication (SP) 922 is an aid in the identification of the chemical structures of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The Structure Index consists of two parts: (1) a cross index of named PAHs listed in alphabetical order and (2) chemical structures including ring numbering, name(s), Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) Registry numbers, chemical formulas, molecular weights, and length-to-breadth ratios (L/B) and shape descriptors of PAHs listed in order of increasing molecular weight. SP 922 is now available as a single file in pdf format by clicking here.

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This document was revised in August 2020 to correct known errors.

Click here to view the errata sheet applicable to the printed version of SP 922

Comments and corrections can be sent to lane.sander [at] (subject: NIST%20Special%20Publication%20%28SP%29%20922, body: ) (lane[dot]sander[at]nist[dot]gov).

Created August 31, 2011, Updated August 3, 2020