Styrene is a colorless liquid that evaporates easily and has a sweet smell. It is extensively used to make plastics and rubber and is also used in insulation, fiberglass, plastic pipes, automobile parts, shoes, drinking cups and other food containers, and carpet backing. The level of exposure depends upon the dose, duration, and work being done and as a result is potentially harmful to employees.
Workers At Risk:
Inhaling high levels can cause:
Healthscreen can help monitor exposure with urine sampling, consequently helping your company to ensure your control measures are working correctly.