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Descriptor English: Benzene
Descriptor Spanish: Benceno
Descriptor Portuguese: Benzeno
Descriptor French: Benzène
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.023
SP4.097.036.609
SP4.112.082.623.264.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001554
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: do not confuse with benzil or benzal
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration et posologie
AE effets indésirables
AI antagonistes et inhibiteurs
AN analyse
CH composition chimique
CL classification
CS synthèse chimique
EC économie
HI histoire
IP isolement et purification
ME métabolisme
PD pharmacologie
PK pharmacocinétique
PO intoxication
RE effets des radiations
SD ressources et distribution
ST normes
TO toxicité
TU usage thérapeutique
Entry Combination: analogs & derivatives:Benzene Derivatives
Registry Number: J64922108F
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzene
DeCS ID: 1576
Unique ID: D001554
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Benzène - Preferred
Concept UI M0002332
Preferred term Benzène



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