Synonyms: "benzol", "benzole", "cyclohexatriene", "pyrobenzole", "benzine", "phenyl hydride", "pyrobenzol", "phene", "mineral naphtha"
Source: benzene is used in the manufacturing of other chemicals, including: nylon, polystyrene, pesticides, gasoline.
IUPAC Name: benzene
CAS Number: 71-43-2
PubChem ID: 241
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=CC=C1
Molecular Formula: C6H6
Molecular Weight: 78.112
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 6
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Brown-Woodman PD, Webster WS, Picker K, Huq F. 1994. In vitro assessment of individual and interactive effects of aromatic hydrocarbons on embryonic development of the rat. Reprod Toxicol 8(2):121-135.
Wierda D, King A, Luebke R, Reasor M, Smialowicz R. 1989. Perinatal immunotoxicology of benzene toward mouse B cell development. Journal of the American College of Toxicology 8(5):981-996.