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

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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.