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tetrachlorethylene


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A chlorinated organic solvent used in dry cleaning and for many industrial purposes. It sometimes contaminates aquifers that are a source of drinking water, e.g., when industrial waste or dry cleaning effluent is released indiscriminately into the environment. It is a neurotoxin, a hepatotoxin, and a reproductive toxin.

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