Health protection – guidance

Tetrachloroethylene: general information, incident management and toxicology

Information on tetrachloroethylene, also known as tetrachloroethene, for use in responding to chemical incidents.

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Tetrachloroethylene: general information, incident management and toxicology

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Tetrachloroethylene: general information

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Tetrachloroethylene: incident management

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Tetrachloroethylene: toxicological overview

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Detail

This guide to tetrachloroethylene, also known as tetrachloroethene, includes information on:

  • its properties and uses
  • the risks to health following exposure
  • the chemical’s toxicology
  • responding to chemical incident