trichloroethylene

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trichloroethylene

 [tri″klor-o-eth´ĭ-lēn]
a widely used industrial solvent, formerly used as an inhalation analgesic and anesthetic; exposure to high vapor concentrations can cause fatal poisoning.
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Hepatoxic alterations induced by inhalation of trichlorethylene (TCE) in rats.
Recovery was much more rapid than with ether or trichlorethylene, and nausea or vomiting was rare.
Contaminants can be non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs), such as trichlorethylene and gasoline; metals; or any dissolved material.
The book centers on a hypothetical case about the contamination of a city's water supply with perchlorethylene (PCE) and trichlorethylene (TCE).
Trichlorethylene Dizziness, fatigue, alcohol intolerance, headaches.
In recent years, trichlorethylene had been a favored solvent for decaffeination.
Special precautions include avoidance of formaldehyde, benzene, chloroform, trichlorethylene (a laundering agent), chemotherapeutic agents, and viral infections.[6]
Precision vapour degreasing solvent replacement for trichlorethylene. Enviro Tech (Europe) Ltd
It's a way of removing most of the contaminants in the deeper subsurface of a site: oils, fuels, or trichlorethylene, along with other cleaning solvents.
The agents detected in both water and sediment included petrol effluents, including many poly-cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), benzene, toluene, and xylene, long-chain and branched hydrocarbons, phenols, alcohols, chlorinated alkylbenzenes, trichlorethylene, trichlorophenol, cresols, cycloalkanes, aldehydes, ketones, many brominated and chlorinated aromatic organic compounds, di-(2-ethyihexyl)phthalate, diphenyl, hexachlorocyclohexanes, methylene chloride, styrenes, organic and inorganic acids, fertilizers and their by-products, nitrogen by-products, vinyl chlorides, salts, dust, and cement in powder form, as well as radionuclides of uranium, radium, and radon.