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Supporting Documents for Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene)

This Web page includes the Toxicological Review for Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene) and several supporting documents.

Critical Studies

Reference: Carcinogencity Study of Tetrachloroethylene by Inhalation in Rats and Mice. Japan Industrial Safety Association. 1993.

Reference: Perchloroethylene: Multigeneration Inhalation Study in the Rat (Report No: CTL/P/4097). Zeneca Central Toxicology Laboratory. 1994.

Reference: The Influences of Exposure Pattern and Duration on Elimination Kinetics and Exposure Assessment of Tetrachloroethylene in Humans. Graduate School - New Brunswick, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. 1997.