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Ethylbenzene is used as a solvent for rubber adhesives, varnishes, resins, paints and coatings. It acts as an intermediate in the preparation of styrene. It is also used as a fuel additive. It is added to gasoline as an anti-knock agent, thereby reducing engine knocking and increase the octane rating. In addition to this, it is used in natural gas recovery process.
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Hazard Statements: H225-H332-H351-H373-H304
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if inhaled. Suspected of causing cancer. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P260-P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF SWALLOWED: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.