Occupational Exposure Risks to Xylene and Other Chemicals in Puerto Rico

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) describes xylene as a colorless, flammable liquid with a sweet odor. There are three forms of xylene in which the methyl groups vary on the benzene ring: meta-xylene, ortho-xylene and para-xylene (m-, o- and p-xylene). –   – Chemical companies produce xylene from petroleum and it is one of the top 30 chemicals produced in the United States in terms of volume according to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (AT…

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Occupational Exposure Risks to Xylene and Other Chemicals in Puerto Rico