How might I be exposed to benzene?

Outdoor air contains low levels of benzene from tobacco smoke, automobile service stations, exhaust from motor vehicles, and industrial emissions.

Vapors (or gases) from products that contain benzene, such as glues, paints, furniture wax, and detergents, can also be a source of exposure.

Air around hazardous waste sites or gas stations will contain higher levels of benzene.

Working in industries that make or use benzene.