trichloroethylene


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a heavy colorless highly toxic liquid used as a solvent to clean electronic components and for dry cleaning and as a fumigant

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In vitro to in vivo extrapolation for trichloroethylene metabolism in humans.
Testing in 2014 confirmed levels of trichloroethylene at 200 parts per billion to 300 parts per billion when the limit was 5 ppb.
At Westminster, SNP MP Kirsten Oswald quizzed Mark Lancaster, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defence, on "the extent to which members of the armed forces work with trichloroethylene in the line of duty and the suitability of existing health and safety arrangements".
Trichloroethylene and 6 replacement agents compared Sunset date 21 April 2016 Agent [down arrow] Cleaning Bolling Specific Risk Exposure power point gravity phrase limit (KB) ([degrees] (ppm) Trichloroethylene 140 87 1.
The chemicals of primary concern to health were trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene.
Cardiac teratogenicity of trichloroethylene metabolites.
A glossy-leaf perennial that comes in shrub or tree form, the ficus removed benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene from the air, reported the NASA study.
The level of trichloroethylene was 167 times the limit in the soil and 153 times in the groundwater, while the dioxin was 4.
Exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE) at any time while at work increased the odds of developing Parkinson's disease sixfold, although the 95% confidence interval of the estimate ranged from 1.
Major Finding: Exposure to trichloroethylene at any time while at work increased the odds of developing Parkinson's disease sixfold, although the 95% confidence interval ranged from 1.
Scientists linked trichloroethylene, now banned in most countries, to the illness after studying 99 sets of twins.
A Bronx elementary school is looking for a new home after a routine test for toxic chemicals during its lease renewal revealed 10 times the limit of TCE, or trichloroethylene, which could cause serious nerve, liver and kidney problems, CBS Channel 2 reported.
Called White Rhino, the product contains no trichloroethylene and offers up to two years of protection under normal operating conditions.
and her lab have received a three-year grant worth more than $997,000 from NIH to investigate how chronic low exposure to trichloroethylene affects T-cells and contributes to the development of diseases like lupus, scleroderma and autoimmune hepatitis.