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Safer Choice

Safer Choice Criteria for Solvents

With cleaning solvents, there are potential concerns for the following hazards: carcinogenicity, acute mammalian toxicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, repeated-dose toxicity, neurotoxicity, and environmental fate and toxicity. The Safer Choice Criteria for Solvents were developed for the alcohol, ester, ethylene glycol ether, and propylene glycol ethers solvent classes. Structural definitions of these classes are included in the Safer Choice Criteria document.

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