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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A concentration of 35 ppm trichloroethylene and 37 ppm benzene dropped to between 0 and 1 ppm over the same two-hour span.
Trichloroethylene: Johnson et al.'s response [Letter].
Gerbera daisies absorb benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde when used inside.
During this time, I saw a report of extreme body shutdown caused by trichloroethylene and the consumption of alcohol.
The detected trichloroethylene is thought to have leaked while it was used to clean electronic parts for several years around 1970.
1, 2014, manufacturers will no longer be able to use methylene chloride, perchloroethylene and trichloroethylene in many cleaning products sold in California.
Adding the particles to groundwater converts dangerous contaminants like trichloroethylene into non-toxic compounds.
Kathleen Gilbert, Ph.D., 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.
The substances, which include trichloroethylene; boric acid; disodium tetraborate, anhydrous; tctraboron disodium heptaoxide, hydrate; sodium eliminate; potassium chromate; ammonium dichromate; and potassium dichromate, are proposed because of their potentially serious effects on human health.
The benefits of component cleaning using aqueous-based technology from MECWASH SYSTEMS LTD, within the context of Trichloroethylene (TCE) replacement, have now been recognised with a major national award in Australia.
However, the specified test to verify conformance (D2042, Test Method for Solubility of Asphalt Materials in Trichloroethylene) is now rarely used because trichloroethylene is a chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) banned by the Kyoto treaty.