Health effects of the alkylbenzenes. II. Xylenes.

  title={Health effects of the alkylbenzenes. II. Xylenes.},
  author={Linda Low and J R Meeks and Carl R. Mackerer},
  journal={Toxicology and industrial health},
  volume={5 1},
The alkylbenzenes are a class of six-membered ring aromatic compounds that have a variety of alkyl groups attached. These chemicals are liquids with relatively low boiling points used primarily as solvents or as starting materials in the synthesis of other chemicals and drugs. They are integral components of gasoline, distillate fuels and other petroleum… CONTINUE READING