Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer

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 Point145-146 °C
Flash Point88 °F
Density0.906 g/mL at 20 °C
FormsWhite, Green

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Plastics and polymers
  • Solvents

Synonyms: Ethenylbenzene I Phenylethylene

CAS Number: 100-42-5