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RoC Review of Trichloroethylene (TCE)

Large blue drums of trichloroethylene

Substance Overview

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

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 RoC Concept - Revised
Dec 31, 2013 RoC Protocol
Jan 29, 2015 RoC Monograph - Final

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 21–22, 2012

    Supplemental materials for some events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2018 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials.

     
  • Minutes
Mar 17, 2014 NTP Report on Carcinogens Webinar on Trichloroethylene Webinars & Workshops - RoC
  • Agenda
  • Meeting Materials

    NTP Report on Carcinogens Webinar on Trichloroethylene Meeting Materials
    March 17, 2014

    Supplemental materials for some events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2018 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials.

Aug 12, 2014 Peer Review of Draft Report on Carcinogens (RoC) Monograph on Trichloroethylene (TCE) Expert Panels - RoC Monographs
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 9–10, 2014

    Supplemental materials for some events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2018 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials.

     
  • Minutes

Supplemental materials for some events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2018 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials.

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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