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    Which is more harmful to your skin: Benzene or Phenol?

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    Benzene is not soluble in water and phenol is because -OH, so which would be more harmful to your skin?

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    Benzene is a non-polar solvent and has low boiling point whereas phenol is basically ...

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    This solution provides an explanation about solubility of benzene.

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