Definitions

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  • n. The hydrocarbon C6H5-CH2CH3 that is used in the production of styrene

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Examples

  • Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Diana DeGette, D-Colo., said they hope to find more information on some of the chemicals used in the drilling process, including benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene.

    Halliburton & Other 'Fracking' Companies May Have Violated Safe Drinking Water Act

  • Over and over, people exposed to crude and dispersants from the drilling disaster told stories of serious health issues--from high levels of ethylbenzene in their blood, to respiratory ailments and internal bleeding—and expressed an urgent need for access to doctors who have experience treating chemical exposure.”

    Rocky Kistner: Questions the Press Needs to Ask About the Gulf Oil Disaster

  • My ethylbenzene levels are 2.5 times the 95th percentile, and there’s a very good chance now that I won’t get to see my grandbabies…What I’m asking you to do now, if possible, is to amend your report.

    Rocky Kistner: Questions the Press Needs to Ask About the Gulf Oil Disaster

  • My ethylbenzene levels are 2.5 times the NHANES 95th percentile, and there's a very good chance now that I won't get to see my grandbabies.

    Blood Tests Of Gulf Residents Reveal Alarming Levels Of Toxic Chemicals

  • Sampling data from April 28th through May 16th is currently available for five fixed locations for the following pollutants, PM, Total VOCs, hydrogen sulfide, benzene, ethylbenzene, toluene, xylene and naphthalene – although not all locations were monitored every day and not all pollutants were included.

    Gina Solomon: Gulf Oil Spill Air Quality Updates: Louisiana

  • Sampling data from May 2nd through May 16th is currently available for five fixed locations for the following pollutants, PM, Total VOCs, benzene, ethylbenzene, toluene, xylene and naphthalene – although not all locations were monitored every day and not all pollutants were included.

    Gina Solomon: Gulf Oil Spill Air Quality Updates: Louisiana

  • Partly motivated by the huge impact of diapers on our landfills and water supplies (all that untreated sewage) and their potentially toxic chemicals (dyes, fragrances, toluene, xylene, ethylbenzene, dipentene and super absorbency gels (SAP)), an increasing number of parents, healthcare providers, and authors are calling for a return to early toilet training.

    Kirsten Dirksen: Who Decides When to Potty Train: You, Baby or Big Diapers?

  • A 1991 EPA Site Inspection Report completed by Haliburton documents several contaminated waste cleanups (i.e., wastes from on-site industrial dumps, plant contamination, soil containing TCE, benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylenes and petroleum hydrocarbons from underground storage tank cleanups, and wastes from a train derailment) from mostly white areas in Dickson County were trucked to the landfill on Eno Road.

    Sept. 5 Labor Day ���Call to End Toxic Racism��� Rally in Dickson, Tennessee

  • Other important primary pollutants include heavy metals, such as mercury, cadmium and arsenic; VOCs, such as benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylenes; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs); and some persistent organic pollutants (POPs), such as dioxins and furans.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 2

  • Toluene treated with fuming sulphuric acid first yields _o_ - and _p_-sulphonic acids, finally _o_ - and _p_-disulphonic acids, ethylbenzene at the boiling point

    Synthetic Tannins

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