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  1. Facts about Benzene (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Matters What's New A - Z Index Facts About Benzene What benzene is Benzene is a chemical that is a ... and will float on top of water. Where benzene is found and how it is used Benzene ...
  2. ... this page, please enable JavaScript. Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows Even nonsmoking bystanders ... fumes from the water pipes contain the toxin benzene. Benzene has been linked to an increased risk ...
  3. Benzene is a clear, liquid, petroleum-based chemical that has a sweet smell. Benzene poisoning occurs when someone swallows, breathes in, or ...
  4. Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) (Environmental Protection Agency, Indoor Environments Division)  
    ... the area is well ventilated. Keep exposure to benzene to a minimum. Benzene is a known human carcinogen. The main indoor ... emissions in attached garages. Actions that will reduce benzene exposure include eliminating smoking within the home, providing ...
  5. Inside Story: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality (Environmental Protection Agency, Indoor Environments Division)  
    ... the area is well ventilated. Keep exposure to benzene to a minimum. Benzene is a known human carcinogen. The main indoor ... emissions in attached garages. Actions that will reduce benzene exposure include eliminating smoking within the home, providing ...
  6. Facts Spring 2014 (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) - PDF  
    ... and acute myeloid leukemia) is repeated exposure to benzene. About half of the exposure to benzene in the US results from smoking tobacco or ... are possible causes. Repeated exposure to the chemical benzene may cause AML. Automobile exhaust and industrial emissions ...
  7. AML Guide: Information for Patients and Caregivers (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) - PDF  
    ... syndrome { { Tobacco smoke { { Repeated contact with the chemical benzene. Benzene can harm normal marrow cells. The majority of benzene in the environment comes from petroleum products, however, ...
  8. Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH): ToxFAQs (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... in TPH are hexane, jet fuels, mineral oils, benzene, toluene, xylenes, naphthalene, and fluorene, as well as ... Cancer (IARC) has determined that one TPH compound (benzene) is carcinogenic to humans. IARC has determined that ...
  9. Causes and Risk Factors (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)  
    ... risk factor is repeated exposure to the chemical benzene, which damages the DNA of stem cells. Benzene is found in cigarette smoke, the most common known cause of exposure to this toxin. Benzene is also found in certain industrial settings. Strict ...
  10. ... to the traffic air pollutants nitrogen dioxide and benzene during the second trimester of pregnancy was also ... youngsters of mothers exposed to high levels of benzene and 30 percent higher in children whose mothers ...
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