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Assessment of 71-43-2 Benzene (GS-222) by ToxServices, 2014-06-25

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Assessment by ToxServices LLC Assessment Date: 06-25-14
Expiration Date: 06-25-17
Assessor: ToxServices LLC
Assessor Type*: GreenScreen Profiler
Assessment Type*: Certified
Template version: V1.2
Tracking number: GSI-91

Benzene compound

CAS#: 71-43-2
Chemical Name: Benzene

Chemical Synonyms: Benzol, Cyclohexatriene, Phene, Phenyl hydride; Benzole; Carbon oil; Mineral naphtha; Coal naphtha; Motor benzol (ChemIDPlus 2014)

Primary Applications: Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil & Gas Production, Processing Aids and Additives, Solvents
Benzene is a chemical that functions as a raw material and intermediate for chemical synthesis, a solvent, a gasoline additive, and a natural component of diesel fuel that is used as a solvent in hydraulic fracturing fluids. Identified from air monitoring of unconventional natural gas extraction