Sheenlac is conscious in its decision to avoid harmful and hazardous ingredients like re-cycled or distilled materials which may contain ingredients not relevant for paint application. The company as a policy does not employ compositions or formulations that are not safe to use. Sheenlac Thinners are specifically benzene-free. It is worth mentioning that benzene is highly carcinogenic in nature. Our standards are steadfastly aligned with the health and safety of our end-users and the environment.