Human health effects of tetrachloroethylene
key findings and scientific issues.
Adult neuropsychological performance following prenatal and early postnatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene
(PCE)-contaminated drinking water.
Fagault, "A first French assessment of population exposure to tetrachloroethylene
from small dry-cleaning facilities," Indoor Air, vol.
Stewart, "Systematic literature review of uses and levels of occupational exposure to tetrachloroethylene
," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, vol.
Gard and Brown were less interested in removing drugs and radiation and more concerned with detoxification of accumulated chemicals such as styrene, xylene, toluene, ethylbenzene, dichlorobenzene, chloroform, tetrachloroethylene
, and trichloroethane.
This starts with products like DOWPER MC (perchloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene
, PCE), MECTHENE MC (methylene chloride, dichloromethane, DCM), and the modified alcohol solvents from the DOWCLENE series.
China aims at chlorine product sales, particularly perchlorethylene and tetrachloroethylene
. The chemicals are said to have been sold at a loss.
En juin 2010, le Haut conseil de la sante publique preconisait de faire cesser ou limiter l'exposition a ce produit en supprimant ou reduisant les transferts de tetrachloroethylene
ou en en eradiquant la source.
It is available in South Africa in concentrations of 12.5% and 25%, usually dissolved in xylene or tetrachloroethylene
, which may contribute to CNS depression in poisoned patients.
Perchloroethylene (also called tetrachloroethylene
, PCE or PERC) is a common dry cleaning solvent.
Occupational exposure to specific chemical solvents, primarily trichloroethylene or tetrachloroethylene
, was associated with increased odds for developing Parkinson's disease in a case-control study of pairs of twins who were discordant for the condition.
Review of the Environmental Protection Agency's draft IRIS assessment of tetrachloroethylene
Some of the agents are commonly found in the environment, such as lead and lead compounds or diesel exhaust, whereas others, such as tetrachloroethylene
, are limited to occupational exposure.
(PCE) is widely used in industries as solvents, surface coatings, dry cleaning and degreasing agent.
Environmental Protection Agency's classification of tetrachloroethylene
, a dry-cleaning chemical, as a carcinogen.