Synonyms: "vinylbenzene", "styrol", "ethenylbenzene", "phenylethylene", "ethenylbenzene", "phenylethene", "cinnamene", "phenethylene"

Source: styrene is primarily a synthetic chemical that is used extensively in the manufacture of plastics, rubber, and resins.


IUPAC Name: styrene
CAS Number: 100-42-5
PubChem ID: 7501
Canonical SMILES: C=CC1=CC=CC=C1

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C8H8
Molecular Weight: 104,1491

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 8


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Toxicological Information

ACToR (Aggregated Computational Toxicology Resource)

HSDB (Hazardous Substances Data Bank)

CCRIS (Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System)


CTD (Comparative Toxicogenomics Database)

IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System)

ITER (International Toxicity Estimates for Risk)

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

Mutti A, Falzoi M, Romanelli A, Franchini I. 1984. Regional alterations of brain catecholamines by styrene exposure in rabbits. Arch Toxicol 55(3):173-177.
Takao T, Nanamiya W, Nazerloo HP, Asaba K, Hashimoto K. 2000. Possible reproductive toxicity of styrene in peripubertal male mice. Endocr J 47(3):343-347.
Zaidi NF, Agrawal AK, Srivastava SP, Seth PK. 1985. Effect of gestational and neonatal styrene exposure on dopamine receptors. Neurobehavioral Toxicology & Teratology 7(1):23-28.

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