Styrene (vinyl benzene, styrene monomer SM) is a colorless to yellowish oily liquid with a distinctive aromatic odor. It is sparingly soluble in water but soluble in alcohols, ethers, and carbon disulfide. This valuable monomer is flammable, reactive and toxic. Styrene Monomer is a light liquid. It has a low vapor pressure and a high refractive index. It is chemically reactive and undergoes polymerization readily (by heat, light or peroxide catalysts). Polymerization results in volumetric shrinkage (17%) and exothermic heat (17.8 Kcal/mole).

Natural occurrence
Styrene is named after storax balsam, the resin of Liquidambar trees of the Altingiaceae plant family. Styrene occurs naturally in small quantities in some plants and foods (cinnamon, coffee beans, and peanuts) and is also found in coal tar.

• Producing different polymers – Several kinds of polymers, including polystyrene, Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR), Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and styrene-acrylonitrile resin (SAN).
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Styrene (also known as STY, styrene monomer, vinyl benzene, phenylethylene, styrol, styrole, styrolene, cinnamene, Styron, and cinnamol) is a clear, colorless to yellow, oily liquid with a sweet smell. It has the formula C8H8 and it evaporates easily and is also flammable. Styrene is an essential component in the making of 1000′s of everyday products as it provides strength and flexibility whilst also being lightweight.Substance


Name: styrene,
inhibitedTrade name:Styrene MonomerEC
product code:100062
Formula: C8H8
Synonyms:benzene, ethenyl- / benzene, vinyl- / cinnakol / cinnamene / cinnamenol / cinnamol / ethenylbenzene / ethylene, phenyl- / FEMA number 3234 / monomeric styrene / phenylethylene/ phenetylene / phenylethene / phenylethylene / styrol, monomer / styrolène / Styron / styropol (=styrene,inhibited) / styropol SO / styropor (=styrene,inhibited) / vinylbenzene / vinylbenzol

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