Styrene, a chemical used in the manufacture of composite parts made of polyester and vinylester, has been getting a bad name as of late. There has been much debate as to how carcinogenic this chemical is to humans.

From the video description:

This video is part of ACMA’s Risk Communication Program. ACMA’s Risk Communication Program is designed to give owners and managers the tools they need to inform and reassure their employees and plant neighbors about chemical health risks.

The ACMA is the American Composites Manufacturer’s Association is the world’s largest trade organization serving the composites industry.

Styrene is an important component of many products used in the world around us to make strong, lightweight, composite materials. There are many wonderful uses of this chemical and it is an important ingredient in many raw materials. It can be safely used with proper precautions to protect human health.

Styrene, a chemical used in the manufacture of composite parts made of polyester and vinylester, has been getting a bad name as of late. There has been much debate as to how carcinogenic this chemical is to humans.