Benzene is classified as Group 1 carcinogen by the IARC, meaning it is seen as a definite cause of cancer in humans.

The link between benzene and cancer has largely focused on leukemia and other cancers of blood cells. The main way people are exposed is by breathing in air containing benzene. Benzene can also be absorbed through the skin during contact with a source such as gasoline, but because liquid benzene evaporates quickly, this is less common.

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References:, CDC, HSE, IARC
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