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 (tĕt′rə-klôr′ō-ĕth′ə-lēn′) also tet·ra·chlor·eth·yl·ene (-klôr-ĕth′-)
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Noun1.tetrachloroethylene - 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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*Single gas detection sensors are majorly used in automotive applications and are widely used for the detection of VOC gases such as combustible gases, acetone, butadiene, xylene, toluene, tetrachloroethylene, methylene chloride, and benzene, among others
Diez, Catalytic Hydrodechlorination of Tetrachloroethylene Over Red Mud, Journal of hazardous materials, 81, 103 (2001).
Short-term inhalation of tetrachloroethylene at very high levels can lead to irritation of the nose and throat and depress the central nervous system.
Despite numerous attempts to kill the complaint over multiple years, SACE's contention--that potentially dangerous carcinogenic chemicals, including heptachlor and tetrachloroethylene, could possibly leak into drinking water--stood.
Characterization of variability in toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of tetrachloroethylene using the Collaborative Cross mouse population.
The material includes the carcinogen benzene, tetrachloroethylene (PERC) and other ignitable waste.
nese, chlorpyrifos, tetrachloroethylene, and others) that may cause neurodevelopmental disabilities (such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder C...ADHDC..., dyslexia, etc...).
His dry cleaning business used a carcinogenic chemical, tetrachloroethylene, commonly known as PERC.
The framework ensures that 35 organic compounds that could be hazardous to humans do not exceed acceptable limits, which range from familiar names such as formaldehyde and chloroform to multisyllabic chemicals such as tetrachloroethylene. These ingredients can be anything from mild respiratory irritants to worrisome carcinogens.
coal tar Catechol Propyleneimine Dichloromethane Chlordane Styrene Dioxin and dioxin- like compounds Chloroform Styrene oxide Epichlorohydrin Chloroprene Tetrachloroethylene Ethylene oxide Chromium and chromium Toluene-2.4- Formaldehyde compounds diisocyanate Cobalt and cobalt Toluenediisocyanate Hydrazine compounds Creosote.