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Compound Summary for: CID 241


Also known as: benzol; Cyclohexatriene; benzole; Pyrobenzole; Benzine; Phenyl hydride; Pyrobenzol; Phene; Mineral naphtha
Molecular Formula: C6H6   Molecular Weight: 78.11184   InChIKey: UHOVQNZJYSORNB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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