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10.1: Introduction

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

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This chapter will introduce students to the unique structure of benzene. It will also cover the properties and potential dangers of the substance benzene. Finally, the role benzene plays in world issues will be examined.

By the End of This Chapter, You Will Have Learned…

  • The structure of benzene
  • The properties of benzene
  • How to avoid benzene poisoning
  • How to respond to benzene poisoning
  • Products that contain benzene
  • How benzene is involved in the 2010 BP oil spill

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Feb 23, 2012

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