Scientific Review of Styrene-7,8-oxide
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)
Primary Uses or Exposures: Styrene-7,8-oxide is used mainly as an intermediate in the production of styrene glycol and its derivatives, in the production of reinforced plastics, and as a chemical intermediate for cosmetics, surface coatings, agricultural and biological chemicals.
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- Appendix D: IARC. (1994a). Some Industrial Chemicals. Styrene-7,8-oxide. IARC Monographs on the Carcinogenic Risks to Humans. Lyon, France. World Health Organization. Vol 60, pp. D-1 – D-28.
- Appendix E: Phillips, D.H. and P.B. Farmer. (1994). Evidence for DNA and protein binding by styrene and styrene oxide. Crit Rev Toxicol. 24(S1):S35-S46. pp. E-1 – E-12.
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors RoC Subcommittee Meeting (January 20-21, 2000)
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