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LP16804-4BenzeneActive

Descriptions

LP16804-4   Benzene
Benzene, also known as benzol, is an organic chemical compound with the formula C 6 H 6. It is sometimes abbreviated Ph H. Benzene is a colorless and flammable liquid with a sweet smell and a relatively high melting point. It is carcinogenic and its use as additive in gasoline is now limited, but it is an important industrial solvent and precursor in the production of drugs, plastics, synthetic rubber, and dyes. Benzene is a natural constituent of crude oil, but it is usually synthesized from other compounds present in petroleum. Benzene is an aromatic hydrocarbon and the second [ n ]-annulene (-annulene). Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Benzene (Wikipedia)

LP16804-4   Benzene
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. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Basic Part Properties

Name
Benzene
Type
Component
Created On
2000-05-04
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Benzene

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)

Synonyms: 环己三烯
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
benzeen
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Benseen
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Benzène
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Benzène
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Benzene
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Бензол
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Benceno
Synonyms: Ciclohexatrieno
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
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