A colorless crystalline hydrocarbon, C14H10, obtained by fractional distillation of coal-tar oils and utilized in dyes, drugs, and explosives.
A tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon gotten from coal tar; found in the make of dyes, pharmaceuticals and explosives; it's isomeric with anthracene.
A complex hydrocarbon, C14H10, present coal tar, and received as a white crystalline substance with a bluish fluorescence.
A crystalline hydrocar- bon, , found in coal-tar, and formed whenever various hydrocarbons tend to be passed away through red-hot pipes. Its solutions have hook blue fluorescence. It melts at 99° C., but sublimes at a reduced heat.