Facts – Benzene. Roadmap on Carcinogens

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2018

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The series of leaflets about carcinogens (formaldehyde, benzene, cadmium, lead, nickel etc) gives the general information about substances which are classificied or as carcinogens: where risks occur, how symptoms can affect people and what can the employer to control the exposure. The leaflets are based on action scheme “Roadmap on carcinogens”  by European six key organisations (the EU-OSHA, the European Commission, the European Trade Union Confederation, the Netherlands Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment etc).

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Roadmap on Carcinogens
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Gases
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Irritants
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

Benzene

CAS Number: 
71-43-2
EC number: 
200-753-7
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 1. Substitution
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers

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