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Descriptor English:   Benzene 
Descriptor Spanish:   Benceno 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Benzeno 
Synonyms English:   Benzol
Tree Number:   D02.455.426.559.389.023
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with benzil or benzal
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Benzene/analogs & derivatives use Benzene Derivatives
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity  
Record Number:   1576 
Unique Identifier:   D001554 

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