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EPA Releases Final TSCA Risk Assessment on TCE

06/25/14

Source: EPA
Related Topics: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) US Environmental Protection Agency

EPA today announced the release of a final risk assessment on several uses of Trichloroethylene (TCE).  The risk assessment, developed as part of EPA’s TSCA Work Plan process, identified health risks to consumers using spray aerosol degreasers and spray fixatives and to workers when TCE is used as a degreaser in small commercial shops and as a stain removing agent in dry cleaning.  EPA is planning a workshop on July 29-30 on potential TCE degreaser alternatives and possible risk reduction approaches.  Additional information on the TCE risk assessment can be found at http://www.epa.gov/oppt/existingchemicals/pubs/riskassess.html





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