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RoC Review of Trichloroethylene (TCE)

Large blue drums of trichloroethylene

Substance Overview

CASRN: 79-01-6
Listing Status: Known to be a human carcinogen
Profile: Trichloroethylene (235KB)
Fact Sheet: Trichloroethylene

Primary Uses or Exposures

  • A halogenated alkene produced by chlorination of ethylene dichloride.
  • It is best known for its use as a metal degreaser, although currently the major use is for production of refrigerants.
  • People are exposed in workplaces that produce or use TCE as a degreaser or solvent, and from drinking contaminated water and breathing contaminated air.

Documents

Documents for Trichloroethylene
Date Document
Dec 31, 2013 Revised Concept Document
Dec 31, 2013 Protocol: Methods for Preparing the Draft RoC Monograph on TCE
Jan 29, 2015 Final RoC Monograph

Meetings & Events

Listing of related events
Date Event Event Type Materials
Jun 21, 2012

NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting

Board of Scientific Counselors
  • Agenda
  • Meeting Materials

    NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting Meeting Materials
    June 21, 2012

    Supplemental materials for BSC meetings prior to 2015 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Request a list or copy of archived materials for the following meetings by e-mailing Central Data Management or use our contact form.
  • Minutes
Mar 17, 2014

NTP Report on Carcinogens Webinar on Trichloroethylene

Webinars & Workshops - NTP Abstracts and Preliminary References
Aug 12, 2014

Peer Review of Draft Report on Carcinogens (RoC) Monograph on Trichloroethylene (TCE)

Peer Review Panels - RoC Monographs
  • Final Documents

    Peer Review of Draft Report on Carcinogens (RoC) Monograph on Trichloroethylene (TCE) Final Documents
    August 12, 2014

  • Actions
  • Meeting Materials

    Peer Review of Draft Report on Carcinogens (RoC) Monograph on Trichloroethylene (TCE) Meeting Materials
    August 12, 2014


    Supplemental materials for Peer Reviews prior to 2015 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Request a list or copy of archived materials for the following meetings by e-mailing Central Data Management.
Dec 09, 2014

NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting

Board of Scientific Counselors
  • Agenda
  • Meeting Materials

    NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting Meeting Materials
    December 9, 2014

    Supplemental materials for BSC meetings prior to 2015 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Request a list or copy of archived materials for the following meetings by e-mailing Central Data Management or use our contact form.
  • Minutes

Supplemental materials for events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2015 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Request a list or copy of archived materials by emailing Central Data Management.

Public Comments

List of Public Comments for the Report on Carcinogens
Date Received Commenter(s) Affiliation In Response To
Feb 28, 2012 Faye Graul Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance (HSIA) Jan 19, 2012 Federal Register notice
Aug 05, 2014 Faye Graul Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance (HSIA) Jun 10, 2014 Federal Register notice

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