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Synonyms for tetrachlorethylene

anthelmintic agent used against hookworm and other nematodes

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If you must have an item cleaned, be sure you use an enviro-friendly company that uses "wet cleaning" or another technique that doesn't utilize perc (tetrachlorethylene), which is a carcinogen.
Small quantities of lead, toluene, xylene, benzene, tetrachlorethylene, and trichloroethane were reported in groundwater samples.
- Annex III: threshold values for groundwater pollutants (2 lists: a) ammonium, arsenic, cadmium, chlorine, lead, mercury, sulphates, and b) trichlorethylene and tetrachlorethylene) and clarification regarding information requirements;
For the purpose, he set up a huge tank containing 100,000 gallons of tetrachlorethylene in a deep mine in South Dakota.