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Document ID (ISN)110060
CIS number 09-1100
ISSN - Serial title 1545-9624 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gold L.S., De Roos A.J., Waters M., Stewart P.
Title Systematic literature review of uses and levels of occupational exposure to tetrachloroethylene
Bibliographic information Dec. 2008, Vol.5, No.12, p.807-839. 180 ref.
Abstract This literature survey on occupational exposure to tetrachloroethylene identified 179 documents containing useful descriptive information. Mean exposures are given for several sectors including dry cleaning and machining. Several other sources of tetrachloroethylene exposure are identified, including cleaning mining equipment, testing coal, cleaning animal coats in taxidermy and cleaning film. These results will be useful in population-based, case-control studies for quantifying tetrachloroethylene exposure levels for various jobs.
Descriptors (primary) tetrachloroethylene; job-exposure relation; exposure evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; machining; dry cleaning; mining industry; cleaning; metalworking industry; taxidermy; solvents
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Halogenated hydrocarbons