Which household products have the highest emission of ethyl benzene?
Ethyl benzene is most commonly found in: coal tar, petroleum, ink, pesticides, and paint. Answer: You may be exposed to ethylbenzene from the use of:
* Gasoline * Tobbacco products * From its use as a solvent in: - pesticides
- carpet glues
Benzene is an organic chemical compound. 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. Outdoor air contains low levels of benzene from tobacco smoke, gas stations, motor vehicle exhaust, and industrial emissions. Indoor air…