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Benzene

Benzene


Benzene, a toxic chemical used for a variety of functions, is one of the 20 most widely used chemicals in the U.S. Benzene is often found in plastics, lubricants, rubbers, dyes, drugs, pesticides, and detergents. It also appears as an industrial solvent and a gasoline additive.

A Cancer Risk

Short-term exposure to benzene can interfere with the nervous system causing drowsiness, dizziness, tremors, headaches, confusion, or unconsciousness. Consumption of the substance could cause vomiting, stomach irritation, sleepiness, convulsions, dizziness, and rapid heart rate. Inhalation can result in death.

Based on studies conducted on both people and laboratory animals, long-term exposure to benzene has been linked to the development of a form of cancer known as Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). AML is a type of cancer that specifically affects the blood—and has the potential to develop and progress quickly if not treated.

Most cases of AML develop in bone marrow, but can quickly move into the blood. Once in the blood, AML can metastasize in other areas of the body. Long-term benzene exposure can also cause anemia, low white blood cell count, and a low platelet count.

If you have suffered harm caused by exposure to benzene, trust Carter Mario Law Firm to help. Contact our Toxic Exposure Lawyers today at (203) 806-9256 to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation.

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