tetrachlorethylene

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tet·ra·chlo·ro·eth·yl·ene

 (tĕt′rə-klôr′ō-ĕth′ə-lēn′) also tet·ra·chlor·eth·yl·ene (-klôr-ĕth′-)
n.
Perchloroethylene.
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Noun1.tetrachlorethylene - anthelmintic agent used against hookworm and other nematodes
anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, vermifuge - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
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From well 2B, traces of tetrachloroethene and dichloroethene (isomer not specified) were found in one sample each and a trace of trichloroethane (again, the isomer was not specified) was found in three of the four samples.
Indoor air sampling tests recently taken in Pompton Lakes reveal that vapors from Tetrachloroethene (PCE), used often in the textile industry and as a component of aerosol dry-cleaning products, and Tricholorethene (TCE), used as a solvent for cleaning metal parts, are rising from the ground into people's homes.
The site has groundwater contamination from chlorinated solvents, including tetrachloroethene (PCE), trichloroethene (TCE) and degradation products.
Tetrachloroethene (also known as perchloroethylene or PCE) was found in a local spring used as a source of drinking water.
They include tetrachloroethene (PCE), and its breakdown chemicals, trichloroethene (TCE), dichloroethene (DCE) and vinyl chloride.
Tests showed that 60 residential drinking water wells in the area exceeded acceptable levels for tetrachloroethene (PCE) and trichloroethene, which are volatile organic chemicals used in industrial solvents.
Henry Kraus, president of the One-Hour Martinizing(TM) establishment, stated, "I am thankful for having been introduced to ABS/SSWM by my environmental counsel and ABS/SSWM's stated patented in-situ application of the stated all-natural, non-genetically engineered bacteria to remediate dry cleaner solvents containing Tetrachloroethene (PCE or PERC).
We analyzed the 11 VOCs with median values above the limit of detection [1,1,1-trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCE), 1,4-dichlorobenzene (1,4-DCB), 2-butanone, acetone, benzene, ethylbenzene, m,p-xylene, o-xylene, styrene, tetrachloroethene, toluene].
technical tetrachloroethene contaminated with epoxybutane)
Widespread use of chlorinated solvents in dry cleaning and metal degreasing operations over the last century has resulted in extensive groundwater contamination by compounds such as tetrachloroethene (PCE) and trichloroethene (TCE).
2]) can also be used to selectively deliver a limiting electron donor to dehalogenating organisms and achieve complete dehalogenation of chlorinated aliphatic contaminants such as tetrachloroethene.