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Dutch nameBenzeen
CAS registration number71-43-2
Chemical formulaC6 H6
Molecular weight78.12
Density (g/l)879
Pressure (Pa)10130
Solubility (g/l)1

GESAMP Hazard Profile

Gesamp A (Bioaccumulation)Not known to be significantly bioaccumulative, or to support one of the above ratings
Gesamp B (Damage to living resources)Slightly toxic
Gesamp D (Skin contact and inhalation)Hazardous (carcinogen)
Gesamp E (Reduction of amenities)Highly objectionable because of persistence, smell or poisonous or irritant characteristics. As a result, beaches are liable to be closed.

Risk Phrases

R11: highly flammable
R23: toxic by inhalation
R24: toxic in contact with skin
R39: danger of very serious irreversible effects

Safety Phrases

S16: keep away from sources of ignition - no smoking
S29: do not empty into drains
S9: keep container in a well ventilated place

Ecotoxicological data: 64 records (List)

Data compiled by the Laboratory for Biological Research on Water Pollution, University Ghent. For queries about the data, please contact Colin Janssen.