ECN

Thersites

the ECN tar dew point site

Tar compound names and structures

(Trivial) Name tar class Structure Elementary
composition
Moleculair
weight
(g/mol)
Boiling
point
(°C)
Acenaphtene 4 C12H10 C12H10 154.21 279
Acenaphtylene 4 C12H8 C12H8 152.19 265-275
Anthracene 4 C14H10 C14H10 178.23 340
Anthanthrene =
Dibenzo(def, mno)chrysene =
Dibenzo(cd,jk)pyrene
5 C22H12 C22H12 276.33  
Benzene   C6H6 C6H6 78.11 80
Benzo(b)fluoranthene =
3,4-Benzofluoranthene
5 C20H12 C20H12 252.31  
Benzo(j)fluoranthene =
10,11-Benzofluoranthene
5 C20H12 C20H12 252.31  
Benzo(k)fluoranthene =
11,12-Benzofluoranthene
5 C20H12 C20H12 252.31 480
Benzofurane 2 C8H6O C8H6O 118.13 174
Benzo(ghi)perylene 5 C22H12 C22H12 276.33  
Benzo(c)phenanthrene =
3,4-Benzophenanthrene
5 C18H12 C18H12 228.29  
Benzo(a)pyrene =
1,2-Benzopyrene
5 C20H12 C20H12 252.31 310-312
Benzo(e)pyrene =
3,4-Benzopyrene
5 C20H12 C20H12 252.31 310-312
Benzoquinoline 2 C13H9N C13H9N 179.22 338-350
Benzothiophene 2 C8H6S C8H6S 134.19 221
Biphenyl 4 C12H10 C12H10 154.21 256
Catechol
= 1,2-Dihydroxybenzene
2 C6H6O2 C6H6O2 110.11 245
Cellulose   C6H11O5 (C6H11O5)n    
Chrysene =
1,2-Benzophenanthrene
5 C18H12 C18H12 228.29 448
Coniferyl alcohol 2 C10H12O3 C10H12O3 180.20 163-165
Coronene =
Hexabenzobenzene
5 C24H12 C24H12 300.35 525
Coumaryl alcohol 2 C9H10O2 C9H10O2 150.17  
o-Cresol =
2-Hydroxytoluenem-Cresol =
3-Hydroxytoluenep-Cresol =
4-Hydroxytoluene
2 C7H8O C7H8O 108.13 191
202
202
Dibenzo(a,f)anthracene =
1,2:7,8 Dibenzanthracene
5 C22H14 C22H14 278.35  
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene =
1,2:5,6 Dibenzanthracene
5 C16H10 C16H10 278.35  
Dibenzo(f,h)anthracene =
1,2:3,4 Dibenzanthracene
5 C22H14 C22H14 278.35  
Dibenzofurane 2 C12H8O C12H8O 168.19 285-287
Fluoranthene =
1,2 Benzacenaphtene
4 C16H10 C16H10 202.25 375
Fluorene 4 C13H10 C13H10 166.22 293-295
Furane 2 C4H4O C4H4O 68.07 31
Guiaicol =
Catechol monomethyl ether =
3-Methoxyphenol
2 C7H8O2 C7H8O2 124.13 206
Indene 4 C9H8 C9H8 116.16 183
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 5 C22H12 C22H12 276.33  
Indole 2 C8H7N C8H7N 117.15 254
Isokinoline =
Isoquinoline
2 C9H7N C9H7N 129.16 242
Levoglucosan 2 C6H10O5 C6H10O5 162.14  
Naphtacene =
2,3 Benzanthracene
5 C18H12 C9H8 228.29 sub
Naphthalene 4 C10H8 C10H8 128.17 218
Naphtanthracene =
1,2 Benzanthracene
5 C18H12 C18H12 228.29 435 (sub)
Perylene =
Per-dinaphthalene
4 C20H12 C20H12 252.31  
Phenanthrene 4 C14H10 C14H10 178.23 340
Phenol 2 C6H6O C6H6O 94.11 182
a-Picoline =
2-Methylpyridineb-Picoline =
3-Methylpyridineg-Picoline =
4-Methylpyridine
2 C6H7N C6H7N 93.12 129
144
145
Pyrene =
Benzo(d,e,f)phenanthrene
5 C16H10 C16H10 202.25 393
Pyridine 2 C5H5N C5H5N 79.10 116
Pyrrole 2 C4H5N C4H5N 67.09 130-131
Quinoline =
Benzo(b)pyridine
2 C7H7N C9H7N 129.16 238
Styrene 3 C8H8 C8H8 104.15 145
Sinapyl alcohol =
Syringenin
2 C11H14O4 C11H14O4 210.22  
Thiophene 2 C4H4S C4H4S 84.13 84
Toluene 3 C7H8 C7H8 92.14 111
Triphenyleen =
9,10 Benzophenanthreen
5 C18H12 C18H12 228.29 425
o-Xylene =
1,2 Dimethylbenzenem-Xylene =
1,3 Dimethylbenzenep-Xylene =
1,4 Dimethylbenzene
2 C8H10 C8H10 106.16 144
139
138