Styrene is an organic compound. This derivative of benzene is a colorless oily liquid, although aged samples can appear yellowish. The compound evaporates easily and has a sweet smell, although high concentrations have a less pleasant odor. Styrene is the precursor to polystyrene and several copolymers.
|Boiling Point||145-146 °C|
|Flash Point||88 °F|
|Density||0.906 g/mL at 20 °C|
Synonyms: Ethenylbenzene I Phenylethylene
CAS Number: 100-42-5