organic solvents


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organic solvents

chemicals, such as benzene, that damage tissues by dissolving fats and oils. Exposure is mainly by inhalation but may also occur by ingestion or by skin or eye contact. Organic solvents affect a wide variety of systems, and the signs and symptoms of exposure depend on the organ involved and duration of contact. Treatment consists of removal of the agent from the body, gastric lavage when indicated, and supportive care.
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During the treatment with organic solvents, changes in the composition of rice husk were observed, which were in line with the previous studies conducted by (Remsinget.
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