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Summary: A chlorinated hydrocarbon used as an industrial solvent and cooling liquid in electrical transformers. It is a potential carcinogen.
Publications218 found, 100 shown here
- Adverse birth outcomes and maternal exposure to trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene through soil vapor intrusion in New York StateSteven P Forand
Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
Environ Health Perspect 120:616-21. 2012..Previous studies have reported an increase in adverse birth outcomes among women exposed to VOCs in drinking water...
- Tetrachloroethylene in drinking water and birth outcomes at the US Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, North CarolinaN Sonnenfeld
Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Epidemiol 154:902-8. 2001..b>Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) was the predominant contaminant...
- Occurrence of mental illness following prenatal and early childhood exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking water: a retrospective cohort studyAnn Aschengrau
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Talbot 3E, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Environ Health 11:2. 2012..This retrospective cohort study examined whether early life exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking water influenced the occurrence of depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic ..
- Affinity for risky behaviors following prenatal and early childhood exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking water: a retrospective cohort studyAnn Aschengrau
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Environ Health 10:102. 2011..No prior study has investigated the long-term impact of prenatal and early childhood exposure to the solvent tetrachloroethylene (PCE) on the affinity for risky behaviors, defined as smoking, drinking or drug use as a teen or adult.
- Cancer in persons working in dry cleaning in the Nordic countriesElsebeth Lynge
Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Environ Health Perspect 114:213-9. 2006U.S. studies have reported an increased risk of esophageal and some other cancers in dry cleaners exposed to tetrachloroethylene. We investigated whether the U.S...
- Impact of tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water on the risk of breast cancer: using a dose model to assess exposure in a case-control studyVeronica Vieira
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Environ Health 4:3. 2005A population-based case-control study was undertaken in 1997 to investigate the association between tetrachloroethylene (PCE) exposure from public drinking water and breast cancer among permanent residents of the Cape Cod region of ..
- Impacts of microbial community composition on isotope fractionation during reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethyleneYiran Dong
Energy and Bioscience Institute, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Biodegradation 22:431-44. 2011..cultures prepared from uncontaminated sediments influenced the extent of isotope fractionation of tetrachloroethylene (PCE), either directly, or through its influence on microbial community composition...
- Visual contrast sensitivity in children exposed to tetrachloroethyleneJan E Storm
Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
Arch Environ Occup Health 66:166-77. 2011This study examined relationships between indoor air, breath, and blood tetrachloroethylene (perc) levels and visual contrast sensitivity (VCS) among adult and child residents of buildings with or without a colocated dry cleaner using ..
- Geobacter lovleyi sp. nov. strain SZ, a novel metal-reducing and tetrachloroethene-dechlorinating bacteriumYoulboong Sung
Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 311 Ferst Drive, 3228 ES and T Building, Atlanta, GA 30332 0512, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2775-82. 2006..Substrate versatility, consumption of electron donors to low threshold concentrations, and simultaneous reduction of electron acceptors suggest that strain SZ-type organisms have desirable characteristics for bioremediation applications...
- [Stevens-Johnson syndrome accompanied by acute hepatitis in workers exposed to trichloroethylene or tetrachloroethylene]Naomi Hisanaga
National Institute of Industrial Health, 6 21 1, Nagao, Tama ku, Kawasaki 214 8585, Japan
Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 44:33-49. 2002..although the number is small, a similar health disorder has also occurred in workers using tetrachloroethylene. Since the above-mentioned facts are not yet well recognized in the occupational health community, this ..
- Analysis and comparison of the microbial community structures of two enrichment cultures capable of reductively dechlorinating TCE and cis-DCEApril Z Gu
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
Environ Microbiol 6:45-54. 2004....
- Prenatal and early childhood exposure to tetrachloroethylene and adult visionKelly D Getz
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Environ Health Perspect 120:1327-32. 2012b>Tetrachloroethylene (PCE; or perchloroethylene) has been implicated in visual impairments among adults with occupational and environmental exposures as well as children born to women with occupational exposure during pregnancy.
- Revisiting the population toxicokinetics of tetrachloroethyleneWeihsueh A Chiu
Arch Toxicol 80:382-5. 2006
- Complete reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethene to ethene by anaerobic microbial enrichment culture developed from sedimentByung Hyuk Kim
Environmental Biotechnology Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology KRIBB, Daejeon, 305 333, Republic of Korea
Biotechnol Lett 32:1829-35. 2010..Geobacter lovleyi and a Dehalococcoides sp. were identified from their 16S rRNA sequences to be the dominant phylotypes in AMEC-4P...
- Prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water and the risk of congenital anomalies: a retrospective cohort studyAnn Aschengrau
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Talbot 3E, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Environ Health 8:44. 2009Prior animal and human studies of prenatal exposure to solvents including tetrachloroethylene (PCE) have shown increases in the risk of certain congenital anomalies among exposed offspring.
- Adult neuropsychological performance following prenatal and early postnatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking waterPatricia A Janulewicz
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Neurotoxicol Teratol 34:350-9. 2012..on a battery of neuropsychological tests in relation to prenatal and early postnatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking water on Cape Cod, Massachusetts...
- Neurotoxicologic examination of rats exposed to 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene) vapor for 13 weeksJ L Mattsson
Health and Environmental Research Laboratories, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI 48674, USA
Neurotoxicol Teratol 20:83-98. 1998..and EEG changes occurred in a pilot study in Fischer 344 rats during exposure to 800 ppm of 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethylene [perchloroethylene (Perc)], a cleaning solvent with anesthetic properties...
- Enhanced degradation of tetrachloroethylene by green rusts with platinumJeongyun Choi
R and D Center, Samsung Engineering Co, LTD 415 10, Wancheon Dong, Youngtong Gu, Suwan city 443 823, South Korea
Environ Sci Technol 42:3356-62. 2008This study presents an experiment which characterizes reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) by green rusts (GRs) in the presence of Pt using a batch reactor system...
- Effect of metal ions and humic acid on the dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene by zerovalent ironRuey An Doong
Department of Atomic Science, National Tsing Hua University, 101, Sec 2, Kuang Fu Road, Hsinchu 30013, Taiwan, ROC
Chemosphere 64:371-8. 2006The dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) by zerovalent iron (Fe(0)) in the presence of metal ions and humic acid was investigated...
- Effect of petroleum derivatives and solvents on colour perception- Sharanjeet-Kaur
Department of Optometry, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Clin Exp Optom 87:339-43. 2004..This study was undertaken to determine the effect of exposure to petroleum derivatives (polyethylene, polystyrene) and solvents (perchloroethylene) on colour perception...
- Reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene by mackinawite (FeS) in the presence of metals: reaction ratesHoon Y Jeong
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2125, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1063, USA
Environ Sci Technol 41:6390-6. 2007..The dechlorination rates of PCE and TCE significantly varied with Fe(ll) amendment concentrations (Fe(II)0), indicating the presence of different types of solid-bound Fe phases with Fe(II)o...
- Kinetic and isotope analyses of tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene degradation by model Fe(II)-bearing mineralsXiaoming Liang
School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
Chemosphere 75:63-9. 2009..and in some cases stable carbon isotope fractionation associated with abiotic reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and trichloroethylene (TCE) by model Fe(II)-bearing minerals present in anaerobic soils were measured...
- Characterization of two tetrachloroethene-reducing, acetate-oxidizing anaerobic bacteria and their description as Desulfuromonas michiganensis sp. novYoulboong Sung
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332 0512, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2964-74. 2003....
- Acute liver failure associated with occupational exposure to tetrachloroethyleneChuan Shen
Department of Infectious Disease, The Third Affiliated Hospital, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, China
J Korean Med Sci 26:138-42. 2011b>Tetrachloroethylene is a chlorinated solvent that is primarily used in dry cleaning and degreasing operations...
- DNA damage detected by the alkaline comet assay in the liver of mice after oral administration of tetrachloroethyleneHåkan Cederberg
Swedish Chemicals Agency, PO Box 2, S 172 13 Sundbyberg, Sweden
Mutagenesis 25:133-8. 2010..and kidney of male CD1 mice was studied by means of the alkaline Comet assay after oral administration of tetrachloroethylene at the doses of 1000 and 2000 mg/kg/day...
- Quantification of perchloroethylene residues in dry-cleaned fabricsKaty S Sherlach
Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 30:2481-7. 2011..Measured differences across dry-cleaning establishments and fabric type suggest more vigorous monitoring of PCE residues may be warranted. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2011;30:2481-2487. © 2011 SETAC...
- The relative contributions of abiotic and microbial processes to the transformation of tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene in anaerobic microcosmsYiran Dong
School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
Environ Sci Technol 43:690-7. 2009Reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and trichloroethylene (TCE) was studied in well-defined microcosms prepared with aquifer materials from three locations...
- Aerobic degradation of mixtures of tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethylene, dichloroethylenes, and vinyl chloride by toluene-o-xylene monooxygenase of Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1H Shim
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269-3222, USA
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 56:265-9. 2001..monooxygenase (ToMO) of Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1 degraded binary mixtures (100 microM each) of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) with either trichloroethylene (TCE), 1,1-dichloroethylene (1,1-DCE), cis-dichloroethylene (cis-DCE), ..
- Prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water and the risk of adverse birth outcomesAnn Aschengrau
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Environ Health Perspect 116:814-20. 2008Prior studies of prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE) have shown mixed results regarding its effect on birth weight and gestational age.
- Graphite electrode as a sole electron donor for reductive dechlorination of tetrachlorethene by Geobacter lovleyiSarah M Strycharz
Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5943-7. 2008....
- Systematic literature review of uses and levels of occupational exposure to tetrachloroethyleneLaura S Gold
Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
J Occup Environ Hyg 5:807-39. 2008b>Tetrachloroethylene has been one of the most widely used chlorinated solvents in the United States. This review provides a basis for tetrachloroethylene exposure assessment in population-based case-control studies...
- Color vision: a sensitive indicator of exposure to neurotoxinsF Gobba
Dipartimento di Scienze Igienistiche, Microbiologiche e Biostatistiche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Neurotoxicology 21:857-62. 2000....
- Detection and quantification of Geobacter lovleyi strain SZ: implications for bioremediation at tetrachloroethene- and uranium-impacted sitesBenjamin K Amos
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0512, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6898-904. 2007..The G. lovleyi strain SZ-specific tools will be useful for monitoring bioremediation efforts at uranium- and/or chlorinated solvent-impacted sites such as the Oak Ridge IFC site...
- Hepatic and renal toxicities associated with perchloroethyleneL H Lash
Department of Pharmacology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48201 1928, USA
Pharmacol Rev 53:177-208. 2001..Finally, the epidemiological and experimental data are assessed and use of toxicity information in the development of a reference dose and a reference concentration for human Perc exposure are presented...
- Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial populations in an anaerobic microbial consortium capable of degrading saturation concentrations of tetrachloroethylenePhilip C Dennis
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, 35 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 1A4, Canada
Can J Microbiol 49:15-27. 2003..A Trichlorobacter species was detected where PCE concentrations were highest, up to 85 cm from the PCE source, whereas D. ethenogenes was ubiquitous to over 128 cm from the PCE source...
- Spatial and temporal distributions of Geobacter lovleyi and Dehalococcoides spp. during bioenhanced PCE-NAPL dissolutionBenjamin K Amos
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0512, USA
Environ Sci Technol 43:1977-85. 2009..The results from this study highlight that bioenhanced dissolution is governed by a complex interplay between resident dechlorinators, contaminant concentrations, and other aquifer-specific characteristics (e.g., hydrology)...
- Risk of breast cancer following exposure to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water in Cape Cod, Massachusetts: reanalysis of a case-control study using a modified exposure assessmentLisa G Gallagher
Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Talbot 4 West, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Environ Health 10:47. 2011b>Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) is an important occupational chemical used in metal degreasing and drycleaning and a prevalent drinking water contaminant...
- Early lifestage exposure and potential developmental susceptibility to tetrachloroethyleneRebecca Brown Dzubow
National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode 8623 P, Washington, DC 20460, USA
Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 89:50-65. 2010b>Tetrachloroethylene, also known as perchloroethylene or "perc", is a highly volatile and lipophilic solvent widely used in dry cleaning, textile processing, and metal-cleaning operations...
- Risk of learning and behavioral disorders following prenatal and early postnatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking waterPatricia A Janulewicz
Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston Massachusetts 02118, USA
Neurotoxicol Teratol 30:175-85. 2008..disorders of learning, attention and behavior and prenatal and early postnatal drinking water exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE) on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Subjects were identified through birth records from 1969 through 1983...
- Long-term perchloroethylene exposure: a meta-analysis of neurobehavioral deficits in occupationally and residentially exposed groupsVernon A Benignus
Human Studies Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:824-31. 2009....
- Occupational exposure to perchloroethylene in dry-cleaning shops in Tehran, IranSeyed Reza Azimi Pirsaraei
Occupational Health Department, Faculty of Health and Paramedical Sciences, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Parvin Etesaami Ave, Post of Code 4515786349, Zanjan, Iran
Ind Health 47:155-9. 2009..The results also showed the potential utility of measuring the concentration of perchloroethylene in end-exhaled air as a method for assessing relative exposure in dry cleaning shops which use it...
- In silico toxicology: simulating interaction thresholds for human exposure to mixtures of trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene, and 1,1,1-trichloroethaneIvan D Dobrev
Quantitative and Computational Toxicology Group, Center for Environmental Toxicology and Technology, Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:1031-9. 2002..Evaluation of metabolic interactions and their thresholds illustrates a unique application of PBPK modeling in risk assessment of occupational exposures to chemical mixtures...
- Biological exposure assessment to tetrachloroethylene for workers in the dry cleaning industryLauralynn T McKernan
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, R 15, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Environ Health 7:12. 2008The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of conducting biological tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene, PCE) exposure assessments of dry cleaning employees in conjunction with evaluation of possible PCE health effects.
- A small amount of tetrachloroethylene ingestion from drinking water accelerates antigen-stimulated allergic responsesMakoto Seo
Laboratory of Hygienics, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Gifu, Japan
Immunobiology 213:663-9. 2008Previously, we observed that tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene, PCE) increased histamine release and inflammatory mediator production from antigen-stimulated mast cells...
- Assessing interaction thresholds for trichloroethylene in combination with tetrachloroethylene and 1,1,1-trichloroethane using gas uptake studies and PBPK modelingI D Dobrev
Center for Environmental Toxicology and Technology, Department of Environmental Health, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA
Arch Toxicol 75:134-44. 2001The volatile organic solvents trichloroethylene (TCE), tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene, PERC), and 1,1,1-trichloroethane (methylchloroform, MC) are widely distributed environmental pollutants and common contaminants of many ..
- Reductive dehalogenation of tetrachloroethylene by microorganisms: current knowledge and application strategiesG Chen
Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 63:373-7. 2004..However, due to the role of acetate, expected dehalogenating results cannot be obtained and unexpected methane formation can be encountered in practice...
- Use of history science methods in exposure assessment for occupational health studiesK Johansen
Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
Occup Environ Med 62:434-41. 2005..To show the power of history science methods for exposure assessment in occupational health studies, using the dry cleaning industry in Denmark around 1970 as the example...
- Tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene fatality: case report and simple headspace SPME-capillary gas chromatographic determination in tissuesB Dehon
Unité Fonctionnelle de Toxicologie, Laboratoire de Biochimie et de Biologie Moleculaire, Lille, France
J Anal Toxicol 24:22-6. 2000We describe a simple, precise, and sensitive assay of tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene in tissues, suitable both for emergency cases and forensic medicine...
- Tetrachloroethylene (PCE, Perc) levels in residential dry cleaner buildings in diverse communities in New York CityMichael J McDermott
Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York, USA
Environ Health Perspect 113:1336-43. 2005Fugitive tetrachloroethylene (PCE, perc) emissions from dry cleaners operating in apartment buildings can contaminate residential indoor air...
- Tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water and the risk of breast cancerA Aschengrau
Department of Epidemiology, University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Environ Health Perspect 106:947-53. 1998..case-control study to evaluate the relationship between cases of breast cancer and exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE) from public drinking water ( n = 258 cases and 686 controls)...
- Mortality in dry-cleaning workers: an updateA M Ruder
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
Am J Ind Med 39:121-32. 2001..Many workers also had exposure to Stoddard solvent, a petroleum-based dry-cleaning solvent...
- Effect of perchloroethylene, smoking, and race on oxidative DNA damage in female dry cleanersMark Toraason
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Mutat Res 539:9-18. 2003..Results indicate a reduction in oxidative DNA damage in PERC exposed dry cleaners relative to launderers, but PERC could not clearly be defined as the source of the effect...
- Estimating risk during showering exposure to VOCs of workers in a metal-degreasing facilityAmaya Franco
Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Technology, University of Santiago de Compostela, santiago de composa
J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:627-37. 2007..The results showed that dermal exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE) and tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene, PCE) represented the main contribution to total risk...
- Perchloroethylene-contaminated drinking water and the risk of breast cancer: additional results from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USAAnn Aschengrau
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Environ Health Perspect 111:167-73. 2003..results of a study suggesting an association between breast cancer and perchloroethylene (PCE; also called tetrachloroethylene) exposure from public drinking water...
- Assessing occupational exposure to perchloroethylene in dry cleaningJulia von Grote
Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
J Occup Environ Hyg 3:606-19. 2006..The results from the scenario-based analysis are consistent with exposure ranges obtained from a Monte Carlo calculation using frequency distributions of key input parameters, such as emission factors, batch times, and room volumes...
- Confronting workplace exposure to chemicals with LCA: examples of trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene in metal degreasing and dry cleaningStefanie Hellweg
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Safety and Environmental Technology Group, ETH Honggerberg, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Environ Sci Technol 39:7741-8. 2005..We therefore conclude that occupational health effects need to be considered in LCA to prevent overlooking key environmental-health impacts in LCA...
- Perchloroethylene in alveolar air, blood, and urine as biologic indices of low-level exposureFabriziomaria Gobba
Dipartimento di Scienze Igienistiche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
J Occup Environ Med 45:1152-7. 2003..PCE-Alv offers some advantages because it correlated better with exposure and is analytically simpler...
- Tetrachloroethylene emissions and exposure in dry cleaningJ Raisanen
Department of Physics, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki
J Air Waste Manag Assoc 51:1671-5. 2001b>Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) emissions and the exposure of workers in six commercial and three industrial dry-cleaning establishments that use dry-to-dry machines were determined...
- Critical review of the epidemiological literature on occupational exposure to perchloroethylene and cancerKenneth A Mundt
Applied Epidemiology, Inc, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002 2424, USA
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 76:473-91. 2003..With regard to occupational exposure through dry-cleaning, PCE is considered to be possibly carcinogenic to humans. This review was conducted to assess the current epidemiological literature on PCE and specific cancers...
- Metalloporphyrin solubility: a trigger for catalyzing reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethyleneIshai Dror
Clemson Institute of Environmental Toxicology, Clemson University, Pendleton, South Carolina 29670, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 23:252-7. 2004..metalloporphyrin solubility is a key factor in their ability to catalyze the reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene and its daughter compounds...
- Dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene by palladized iron in the presence of humic acidRuey An Doong
Department of Atomic Science, National Tsing Hua University, 101, Sec 2, Kuang Fu Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Water Res 39:2309-18. 2005The dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) by palladized irons in the presence of humic acid was investigated to understand the feasibility of using Pd/Fe for the in situ remediation of contaminated groundwater...
- Reductive dechlorination of carbon tetrachloride and tetrachloroethylene by zerovalent silicon-iron reductantsRuey An Doong
Department of Atomic Science, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 30013, Taiwan
Environ Sci Technol 37:2575-81. 2003Reductive dechlorination of carbon tetrachloride (CT) and tetrachloroethylene (PCE) by zerovalent silicon (ZVS, Si0) and the combination of Si0 with metal iron (Fe0) was investigated as potential reductants for chlorinated hydrocarbons...
- Amendment of hydroxyapatite in reduction of tetrachloroethylene by zero-valent zinc: its rate enhancing effect and removal of Zn(II)Hocheol Song
Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, Daejeon 305 350, South Korea
Chemosphere 73:1420-7. 2008The effects of hydroxyapatite (HAP) on dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) by zero-valent zinc (ZVZ) were examined in batch systems...
- Surfactant enhanced recovery of tetrachloroethylene from a porous medium containing low permeability lenses. 1. Experimental studiesT P Taylor
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 200 Bobby Dodd Way, Atlanta, GA 30332 0512, USA
J Contam Hydrol 48:325-50. 2001..solubilization and layering on the entrapment and subsequent recovery of a representative dense NAPL, tetrachloroethylene (PCE), during surfactant flushing...
- Reductive dechlorination pathways of tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene and subsequent transformation of their dechlorination products by mackinawite (FeS) in the presence of metalsHoon Y Jeong
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2125, USA
Environ Sci Technol 41:7736-43. 2007..Although nearly complete mass recoveries were observed in the other FeS batches, the subsequent transformation of acetylene would lead to the formation of unidentified product(s) over long time periods...
- Role of metalloporphyrin core metals in the mediated reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethyleneIshai Dror
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634 0357, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 22:525-33. 2003..approaches were used to elucidate the role of porphyrin core metals in the reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethylene (PCE)...
- Functional characterization of the trigger factor protein PceT of tetrachloroethene-dechlorinating Desulfitobacterium hafniense Y51Yasuyuki Morita
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 83:775-81. 2009..On the other hand, PceT failed to bind the mature form of PceA that lost the TAT signal sequence. This is the first report in dehalorespiring bacteria, indicating that PceT is responsible for the correct folding of the precursor PceA...
- A control technology evaluation of state-of-the-art, perchloroethylene dry-cleaning machinesG Scott Earnest
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Applied Research and Technology, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:352-9. 2002....
- Apartment residents' and day care workers' exposures to tetrachloroethylene and deficits in visual contrast sensitivityJudith S Schreiber
State of New York, Office of Attorney General, Albany, New York, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:655-64. 2002b>Tetrachloroethylene (also called perchloroethylene, or perc), a volatile organic compound, has been the predominant solvent used by the dry-cleaning industry for many years. The U.S...
- Tetrachloroethylene exposure and risk of schizophrenia: offspring of dry cleaners in a population birth cohort, preliminary findingsMary C Perrin
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, 10032, USA
Schizophr Res 90:251-4. 2007b>Tetrachloroethylene is a solvent used in dry cleaning with reported neurotoxic effects...
- Evaluation of the Webler-Brown model for estimating tetrachloroethylene exposure from vinyl-lined asbestos-cement pipesLisa A Spence
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Environ Health 7:24. 2008..The vinyl resin was applied to the inner pipe surface in a solution of tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene, PCE)...
- Update of residential tetrachloroethylene exposure and decreases in visual contrast sensitivityJan E Storm
Environ Health Perspect 112:A862-4; author reply A864-5. 2004
- Tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethylene, and chlorinated phenols induce toluene-o-xylene monooxygenase activity in Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1D Ryoo
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269-3222, USA
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 56:545-9. 2001Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1 naphthalene-oxidation activity is induced 3.0-fold by tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and 3.1-fold by trichloroethylene (TCE) at 100 microM. With the mutant P...
- Surfactant enhanced recovery of tetrachloroethylene from a porous medium containing low permeability lenses. 2. Numerical simulationK M Rathfelder
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1351 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125, USA
J Contam Hydrol 48:351-74. 2001..Model predictive capability was assessed for the evaluation of the micellar solubilization of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in the two-dimensional systems...
- Concordance across species in the reproductive and developmental toxicity of tetrachloroethyleneRobert P Beliles
Toxicol Ind Health 18:91-106. 2002Reproductive and developmental toxicities resulting from exposure to tetrachloroethylene include delayed or impaired conception, sperm quality, death during development, developmental neurotoxicity, and growth retardation...
- Micellar partitioning and its effects on Henry's law constants of chlorinated solvents in anionic and nonionic surfactant solutionsChunlong Zhang
Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Houston Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058, USA
Environ Sci Technol 40:208-14. 2006..coefficients (Km) and apparent Henry's law constants (H*) of three prominent groundwater contaminants (tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethylene, cis-dichlorethylene) in the presence of two anionic surfactants (sodium dodecyl sulfate,..
- Dissolution of an emplaced source of DNAPL in a natural aquifer settingMichael O Rivett
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Environ Sci Technol 39:447-55. 2005..Our dissolution interpretations were endorsed by additional data collected after 6 yr during source remediation via permanganate oxidation...
- Measuring hydrophobic micropore volumes in geosorbents from trichloroethylene desorption dataHefa Cheng
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 4020, USA
Environ Sci Technol 40:3595-602. 2006..The results suggest that hydrolyzable organic contaminants sorbed in hydrophobic micropores react slower than in bulk water, consistent with the reported persistence of reactive contaminants in natural soils...
- Assessment of natural or enhanced in situ bioremediation at a chlorinated solvent-contaminated aquifer in Italy: a microcosm studyFederico Aulenta
Department of Chemistry, University of Rome La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Environ Int 31:185-90. 2005..g., lactate or butyrate) and/or through bioaugmentation with a Dehalococcoides-containing culture...
- [Trichloroacetic acid and trichloroethanol in urine]Hideki Igisu
Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health
Nihon Rinsho 62:479-81. 2004
- Quantification of groundwater contamination in an urban area using integral pumping testsS Bauer
Center for Applied Geoscience, Institute for Geoscience, University of Tubingen, Sigwartstrasse 10, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
J Contam Hydrol 75:183-213. 2004..Additionally, large parts of the area investigated could be excluded from further investigation and remediation activities...
- Biodegradation of PCE and TCE in landfill leachate predicted from concentrations of molecular hydrogen: a case studyMary E Gonsoulin
US Environmental Protection Agency, Robert Kerr Research Laboratory, OK 74820, USA
Biodegradation 15:475-85. 2004..38 to 0.18 per year. In wells without adequate hydrogen the rate varies from 0.015 to 0.006 per year...
- Complete biological dehalogenation of chlorinated ethylenes in sulfate containing groundwaterT P Hoelen
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 4020, USA
Biodegradation 15:395-403. 2004..Dehalogenation was inhibited in soil free microcosms containing 5 mM sulfide, but inhibition was not observed when either aquifer sediment or 5 mM ferrous chloride was added...
- Mass and flux distributions from DNAPL zones in sandy aquifersMartin A Guilbeault
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
Ground Water 43:70-86. 2005At three industrial sites in Ontario, New Hampshire, and Florida, tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and trichloroethylene (TCE), released decades ago as dense nonaqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs), now form persistent source zones for dissolved ..
- A shift in pathway of iron-mediated perchloroethylene reduction in the presence of sorbed surfactant--a column studyZhaohui Li
Department of Geosciences, University of Wisconsin Parkside, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53141, USA
Water Res 40:3811-9. 2006..Although this shift in reaction pathway resulted in a higher accumulation of TCE, the combined concentrations of chlorinated hydrocarbons in the effluent were 1.5-5 times lower when SM-ZVI rather than unmodified ZVI was used...
- [Exposure to organic halogen compounds in drinking water of 9 Italian regions: exposure to chlorites, chlorates, thrihalomethanes, trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene]G Fantuzzi
Dipartimento de Scienze di Sanità Pubblica, Facoltà di Bioscienze e Biotecnologie, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Ann Ig 19:345-54. 2007..Overall, 1199 samples collected from 72 waterworks were analyzed. THMs, trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene were evaluated using the head-space gas chromatographic technique (detection limit of 0...
- De novo formation of chloroethyne in soilFrank Keppler
Max Planck Institut for Nuclear Physics, Saupfercheckweg 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
Environ Sci Technol 40:130-4. 2006..We therefore propose that the natural formation of chloroethyne in soil proceeds via oxidative cleavage of a quinonic system in the presence of the ubiquitous soil component chloride...
- Silicone emulsion-enhanced recovery of chlorinated solvents: batch and column studiesTae Soon Kwon
Environmental Remediation Engineering Laboratory, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST, 373 1 Guseong dong, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305 701, Republic of Korea
J Hazard Mater 136:610-7. 2006..The results of this study show that flushing with oil-based emulsion can be applied to treat the chlorinated solvents...
- Comparison between acetate and hydrogen as electron donors and implications for the reductive dehalogenation of PCE and TCEIl Su Lee
Department of Environmental Engineering, Inha University, 253 Yonghyundong, Namgu, Inchon, South Korea
J Contam Hydrol 94:76-85. 2007..With the lower electron donor usage required, potential problems of aquifer clogging, excess methane production, and high groundwater chemical oxygen demand (COD) can be greatly reduced...
- Effectiveness of zerovalent iron and nickel catalysts for degrading chlorinated solvents and n-nitrosodimethylamine in natural groundwaterCharles E Schaefer
Shaw Environmental, Inc, 17 Princess Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA
Water Environ Res 79:57-62. 2007....
- Perturbation of voltage-sensitive Ca2+ channel function by volatile organic solventsTimothy J Shafer
Neurotoxicology Division, MD B105 05, NHEERL, ORD, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 315:1109-18. 2005..These data demonstrate that VOCs perturb voltage-sensitive Ca2+ channel function in neurons, an effect that could contribute to the acute neurotoxicity of these compounds...
- Solvent release into a sandy aquifer 3: enhanced dissolution by methanol injectionK Broholm
Waterloo Centre for Groundwater Research, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
Environ Technol 28:11-8. 2007..5 l of chloroform, 2.0 l of trichloroethylene, and 2.5 l of tetrachloroethylene) was carried out in a sandy, unconfined, shallow aquifer at Canadian Forces Base Borden, east of Toronto, ..
- Potential waste minimization of trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene via aerobic biodegradationJian Wang
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325 3905, USA
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 40:1569-84. 2005..03 d(-1)) was 2.2 times higher than without inducers (0.009 d(-1)). The addition of 0.2 microM phenol increased the rate constant by 58%. However, PCE degradation rates were not changed significantly...
- Assessing degradation rates of chlorinated ethylenes in column experiments with commercial iron materials used in permeable reactive barriersMarkus Ebert
Institute of Geosciences, Christian Albrechts Universitat zu Kiel, Ludewig Meyn Strasse 10, 24118 Kiel, Germany
Environ Sci Technol 40:2004-10. 2006....
- Toxicokinetics of inhaled trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene in humans at 1 ppm: empirical results and comparisons with previous studiesWeihsueh A Chiu
National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460, USA
Toxicol Sci 95:23-36. 2007Trichloroethylene (TRI) and tetrachloroethylene (TETRA) are solvents that have been widely used in a variety of industries, and both are widespread environmental contaminants...
- Comparative evaluation of chloroethene dechlorination to ethene by Dehalococcoides-like microorganismsAlison M Cupples
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, California 94305, USA
Environ Sci Technol 38:4768-74. 2004..Such ability to grow while dehalogenating TCE to ethene will be an important advantage for their use in bioaugmentation...
- Competition for sorption and degradation of chlorinated ethenes in batch zero-valent iron systemsJan Dries
Department of Environmental Technology, Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium
Environ Sci Technol 38:2879-84. 2004..The landfill groundwater with an organic carbon content of 109 mg L(-1) C had no effect on chloroethene sorption but inhibited TCE and PCE degradation by 60% and 70%, respectively...
- The distribution of the chlorinated solvents dichloromethane, perchloroethylene, and trichloroethylene in the global atmosphereEduardo P Olaguer
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 9:175-82. 2002..The simulated results suggest a greater importance for oceanic emissions of perchloroethylene and trichloroethylene than has previously been assumed...
- Carbon isotope fractionation during permanganate oxidation of chlorinated ethylenes (cDCE, TCE, PCE)Simon R Poulson
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, 89557 0138, USA
Environ Sci Technol 36:3270-4. 2002..Stable carbon isotope fractionation associated with permanganate oxidation of trichloroethylene (TCE), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), and cis-1,2-dichloroethylene (cDCE) has been measured, to study the possibility of applying stable ..
- Is neurotoxicity associated with environmental trichloroethylene (TCE)?Kaye H Kilburn
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Environmental Sciences Laboratory, Los Angeles, California, USA
Arch Environ Health 57:113-20. 2002..An exposure zone was defined by concentrations of trichloroethylene, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, tetrachloroethylene, and vinyl chloride in groundwater...
- Anaerobic bioremediation of groundwater containing a mixture of 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane and chloroethenesFederico Aulenta
Department of Chemistry, University of Rome La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
Biodegradation 17:193-206. 2006..No chloroethanes accumulated during degradation suggesting that 1,1,2,2-TeCA was degraded through initial dichloroelimination into DCEs and then typical hydrogenolysis into ETH and VC...
- Receptor-based developmental and reproductive toxicity of Superfund chemicalsDavid M Ozonoff; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Trichloroethylene and Parkinson's DiseaseSamuel M Goldman; Fiscal Year: 2013..The chlorinated solvents tetrachloroethylene (PERC, perchloroethylene) and carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) were also associated...
- MECHANISM OF GLUTATHIONE CONJUGATE DEPENDENT TOXICITYArthur Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene and tetrafluoroethylene) in the workplace and environment...
- CHEMICAL EFFECTS ON METABOLISM AND REPRODUCTIONMary Haasch; Fiscal Year: 2001..are: clofibrate, as a model PPA, and haloxyfop enthoxyethyl, di-n-butyl-ortho-phthalate (DBoP) and tetrachloroethylene (PCE) as environmental contaminant PPAs...
- GLUTATHIONE AND MITOCHONDRIA IN TOXIC RENAL INJURYLawrence Lash; Fiscal Year: 2003..This information may have therapeutic applications for prevention of renal cellular injury or for understanding mitochondrial diseases or age-related decreases that occur in mitochondrial function. ..
- MOLECULAR TOXICOLOGY IN HUMAN KIDNEY CELLSLawrence Lash; Fiscal Year: 2007..Achievement of these aims should build on our previous work in human kidney cells and extend it to provide a much more complete understanding of the various and complex ways in which DCVC affects the human kidney [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ASTHMA AND EXPOSURE TO PEAKS IN PARTICULATE AIR POLLUTRALPH DELFINO; Fiscal Year: 2001..This research is expected to have an impact on decisions regarding the protection of health in populations frequently exposed to higher particle excursions. ..
- Pediatric Asthma, Particulate Air Pollution and NO2RALPH DELFINO; Fiscal Year: 2006..Long-term goals are to improve knowledge about the independent and combined adverse effects of particulate and gaseous air pollutants by examining acute exposures and responses using ambulatory monitoring methods. ..
- COMMUNITY COMPOSITION AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ORAL BIOFILMSDavid White; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Wearable Organic Electric Film RFID Sensors for Monitoring of Airborne ToxicantsRadislav A Potyrailo; Fiscal Year: 2010..This new sensing approach will provide a wearable, cost-effective, selective sensor for de- tection of toxic volatile species. ..
- Three-generation Human Study of Reproductive Effects of Marine Food ContaminantsPHILIPPE ADAM GRANDJEAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Current evidence already suggests that these pathologies may already affect many populations, and the present proposal aims at identifying whether persistent organochlorine pollutants contribute to these abnormalities. ..
- Health Effects of Lifetime Exposure to Food ContaminantsPhilippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results may therefore provide new information that could very likely have an impact on the preventive efforts and standard-setting of the EPA and other regulatory agencies in the U.S and elsewhere. ..
- Effects of perinatal endocrine disrupters in childrenPhilippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2004..Modern statistical methods will be used to determine whether these outcome variables are associated with estrogen, thyroid, or Ah receptor abnormalities and specific contaminant exposures prenatally or postnatally. ..
- Metabolism of Carcinogens and Drugs by Human P450sF Guengerich; Fiscal Year: 2005..Successful completion of these collective studies should provide better understanding of the ways in which human P450s catalyze oxidation of carcinogens and drugs and the significance of variations in these enzymes. ..
- A Temporal-Spatial Analysis of Breast Cancer in Upper C*Veronica Vieira; Fiscal Year: 2006..By learning where breast cancer "hot spots" are and if they grow, intensify, or move over time, researchers will have a better understanding of how environmental risk factors may be involved. ..