tetrachloroethylene


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tetrachloroethylene

[¦te·trə¦klȯr·ō′eth·ə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
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000 Whole wheat -- -- -- -- breads Beverages Beers -- -- -- -- Tap and -- -- -- -- well water Tea -- -- -- -- Wine -- -- -- -- DF = detection frequency; PCB = polychlorinated biphenyls; PERC = tetrachloroethylene.
Review of the Environmental Protection Agency's draft IRIS assessment of tetrachloroethylene.
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.
Committee to Review EPA's Toxicological 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.
Tetrachloroethylene (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.
The groundwater near the rail yard is contaminated with the chemicals trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene, solvents used to clean oil off metal.
The unipolar and tripolar eggs discovered after treatment with mebendazole (5) and thiabendazole (6) were not found in this study, nor were the quadrangular eggs seen after treatment with mebendazole (5) and tetrachloroethylene (7).
Concentrations of trichloroethylene, chloroform, tetrachloromethane, and tetrachloroethylene in surface water were analysed in the Kohtla River downstream from the outlet of Viru Keemia Grupp, in the Narva River downstream from the effluent of Narva, and in the mouth of the Plyussa River.
However, the solvent Freon 113 is no longer permitted (Montreal Protocol), and there have been health and safety concerns with its replacement, Tetrachloroethylene.
The scientists found volatile organic compounds in 33 of the 35 wells tested, including tetrachloroethylene, which was once used in dry cleaning and manufacturing.