Ethylbenzene: Ethylbenzene is a liquid that smells like gasoline. Most ethylbenzene is used to produce styrene, the precursor to polystyrene, a common plastic material used in cups and food containers, etc. Ethylbenzene is also used to make other chemicals, in fuel, and as a solvent in inks, rubber adhesives, varnishes, and paints.
Evidence of causing cancer, damage to one’s hearing along with kidney and urinary effects can occur with exposure.
EWG rating: C- F dependent on concentration