Benzene is a chemical that is either liquid or gas. As a liquid it has a yellowish color and both forms have a sweet odor. It is a chemical that is found in nature as well as in a wide range of products. Benzene is poisonous and too much exposure and inhalation can lead to serious medical conditions. If you or a loved one has been harmed by exposure to this chemical, you might be entitled to compensation for damages. MedicalClaimLegal can help.
Where can Benzene be Found?
Benzene is a natural part of crude oil and gasoline. Therefore, when humans burn oil and gas, benzene is present in the exhaust that is created. It is also used to help make many products we use in everyday life, including plastics, synthetic oils, waxes, inks and paints.
What can you do if you are Exposed to Benzene?
Everyone is exposed to benzene to some degree. Normal exposure is nothing to worry about, but extreme exposure is dangerous. If you were exposed to the chemical from unsafe levels of benzene in a product, you may be entitled to compensation. It is the manufacturer’s responsibility to monitor the benzene levels in their products. If they are too high and people are exposed, they need to be held accountable. Medical Claim Legal may be able to get you the compensation you deserve.
How are Humans Harmed by Excessive Exposure to Benzene?
Excessive exposure to benzene is harmful. For example, when exhaust from burning oil or gas is inhaled, side effects may occur such has headaches, dizziness and drowsiness. Exposure to everyday products such as plastics and paints can also be harmful. In addition to the immediate side effects, exposure to the chemical has been linked with an increased risk of reproductive problems, seizures and cancer, including leukemia.
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