Scientific Review of Trichloroethylene (TCE)
Primary Uses or Exposures: TCE is a halogenated alkene its use as a metal degreaser, although currently, the major use is for production of refrigerants. Exposure occurs from working in industries that produce or use TCE as a degreaser or solvent, and from drinking contaminated water and breathing contaminated air.
Scientific Review Documents
- Revised Concept Document (December 31, 2013)
- Protocol: Methods for preparing the draft RoC monograph on TCE (December 31, 2013) - Protocol Update (June 25, 2014)
- Final RoC Monograph (January 29, 2015)
Meetings, Webinars and Listening Sessions
- Review of the Concept Document: NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting (June 21-22, 2012)
- Webinar: “Human Cancer Studies on Exposure to Trichloroethylene (TCE): Methods Used to Assess Exposure and Cancer Outcomes" (March 17, 2014)
- Peer Review of Draft Report on Carcinogens Monograph on Trichloroethylene Meeting (August 12, 2014)
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting (December 9-10, 2014)
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