Trichloroethylene

The IUPAC name is trichloroethene. Industrial abbreviations include TCE, trichlor, Trike, Tricky and tri. It has been sold under a variety of trade names. Under the trade names Trimar and Trilene, trichloroethylene was used as a volatile anesthetic and as an inhaled obstetrical analgesic in millions of patients. ==History== Pioneered by Imperial C...
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trichloroethylene

<chemical> A highly volatile inhalation anaesthetic used mainly in short surgical procedures where light anaesthesia with good analgesia is required. It is also used as an industrial solvent. Prolonged exposure to high concentrations of the vapor can lead to cardiotoxicity and neurological impairment. ... Pharmacological action: anaesthetics,...
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trichloroethylene

(tri-klor″o-eth┬┤ә-lēn) a widely used industrial solvent, formerly used as an inhalation analgesic and anesthetic; exposure to high vapor concentrations can cause fatal poisoning.
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trichloroethylene

trichloroethane noun a heavy colorless highly toxic liquid used as a solvent to clean electronic components and for dry cleaning and as a fumigant; causes cancer and liver and lung damage
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trichloroethylene

a colourless, somewhat toxic, volatile liquid belonging to the family of organic halogen compounds, nonflammable under ordinary conditions and used ... [1 related articles]
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Trichloroethylene

Trichloroethylene is a colourless liquid at room temperature with an odour similar to ether or chloroform. It is a man-made chemical that does not occur naturally in the environment.
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Trichloroethylene

Trichloroethylene is mainly used in the degreasing of metals. Under the VOC Directive, its use in that application is restricted to enclosed systems in all new installations; old installations will have to comply with stringent emission limits after April 2007. Trichloroethylene also is used to a much lesser extent in adhesive and aerosol formulati...
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Trichloroethylene

Trichloroethylene: A possible carcinogenic (cancer-causing) compound used mainly as a degreaser for metal parts. Trichloroethylene was also at one time used to decaffeinate coffee. There are limited findings of elevated liver and biliary tract cancer rates in occupational groups exposed to trichloroethylene. There is also evidence of cancer formati...
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Trichloroethylene

Type of solvent.
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