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Scientific Review of Styrene

CASRN 100-42-5
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)
Fact Sheet

Primary Uses or Exposures: Styrene is used in the production of polystyrene, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene resins, styrene-butadiene rubbers and latexes, and unsaturated polystyrene resins.

Background Document

Public Comments


National Academy of Sciences report endorses the listing of styrene as “reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen” (July, 28 2014)

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