Halogenated alkene used mainly as an intermediate for hydrofluorocarbon production (67%) and as a degreaser for metal parts (30%). It is a major ingredient in many consumer products and has been found in food and drinking water, and the environment (ambient air, ground and tap water).
Currently listed as Reasonably Anticipated to be a Human Carcinogen in the 12th RoC.
RoC documents related to the scientific review of trichloroethylene
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