Study Finds Benzene Damage in Workers Even at 'Safe' Levels A study of Chinese factory workers exposed to benzene, a chemical found in oil and tar products, finds it can damage blood cells even at levels considered safe for workers in the U.S. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.
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Study Finds Benzene Damage in Workers Even at 'Safe' Levels

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Study Finds Benzene Damage in Workers Even at 'Safe' Levels

Study Finds Benzene Damage in Workers Even at 'Safe' Levels

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A study of Chinese factory workers exposed to benzene, a chemical found in oil and tar products, finds it can damage blood cells even at levels considered safe for workers in the U.S. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.