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Descriptor in English: Styrene
Descriptor in Spanish: Estireno
Descriptor in Portuguese: Estireno
Descriptor in French: Styrène
Entry term(s): Monomer, Styrene
Styrene Monomer
Styrol
Vinylbenzene
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.150.750.800
Scope note: A colorless, toxic liquid with a strong aromatic odor. It is used to make rubbers, polymers and copolymers, and polystyrene plastics.
Annotation: STYRENES is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 99; use STYRENE (NM) 1981-98
DeCS UI: 33805
Descriptor UI: D020058
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/11
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Styrene - Preferred
Concept UI M0029766
Scope note A colorless, toxic liquid with a strong aromatic odor. It is used to make rubbers, polymers and copolymers, and polystyrene plastics.
Preferred term Styrene
Entry term(s) Monomer, Styrene
Styrene Monomer
Styrol
Vinylbenzene



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