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The challenge at hand dealt with four specific contaminants that FPL wants to flush underground--the pesticide heptachlor and industrial solvents ethylbenzene, toluene, and tetrachloroethylene
. The NRC ruled that the concentrations of each chemical would remain below the EPA's Maximum Contaminant Levels for drinking water.
, and some other chlorinated agents.
Cushing did not test the indoor air in the video store after more than 2 million parts per billion of vapor from tetrachloroethylene
or "PCE,'' were detected in soil gas.
The chemicals of primary concern to health were trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene
. Infants of women who drank water from wells G and H showed the largest increase in leukemia incidence.
In addition, the cleaning method is ahead of a 2020 federal mandate for dry cleaners in residential buildings to replace the chemical solvent perchloro-ethylene, also known as tetrachloroethylene
Joining methylmercury, lead, arsenic, PCBs, toluene and ethanol, according to the authors' updated list, are manganese, fluoride, DDT, chlorpyrifos, tetrachloroethylene
and polybrominated biphenyl ethers.
These are Manganese, a chemical present in drinking water, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), chlorpyrifos, tetrachloroethylene
(PERC), Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE) and fluoride, present in toothpaste, which is safe to use except for children below two years of age.
Tetrachloroethene (CAS number: 127-18-4; synonyms: tetrachloroethylene
, perchloroethylene, PER, PCE) is a volatile solvent widely used in various technical processes and as an intermediate in the chemical industry .