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Can benzene cause industrial waste poisoning?

Yes, benzene is a toxic chemical that can cause industrial waste poisoning. Benzene is flammable and unstable. It is absorbed very quickly in the body after it has been inhaled. It can irritate the throat and lungs, and cause problems with both the gastrointestinal and central nervous systems. Benzene is a chemical waste product of factories, mills, and mining operations. People who work in places where benzene is used or made are at risk for industrial waste poisoning.

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