Category Archives: Perchloroethylene

Dry Cleaning Solvent Is Likely Carcinogen, EPA Concludes in First Update Since 1988

The Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance thanks EPA for not trashing it too badly. Continue reading

PCE in drinking water caused mental illness in Cape Cod-ers?

We went crazy just reading this study… Continue reading

Twin-study shows occupational chemical worker risk of Parkinson’s?

Well, not really. Continue reading

TCE, PCE still not associated with cancer

A new study of almost 78,000 aircraft workers fails to link the solvents trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE or Perc) with increased cancer incidence — bad news for the EPA which has been after the pair for decades.