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Chemical Benzene

Name Benzene
CAS Type 1 Name Benzene
Equivalent Terms Benzol | Benzole | Cyclohexatriene
CAS Registry Number 71-43-2
Definition Toxic, volatile, flammable liquid hydrocarbon byproduct of coal distillation. It is used as an industrial solvent in paints, varnishes, lacquer thinners, gasoline, etc. Benzene causes central nervous system damage acutely and bone marrow damage chronically and is carcinogenic. It was formerly used as parasiticide.
Structure Benzene
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MeSH® ID D001554
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Benzene Has associated genes Has associated diseases
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